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Fall 2013 Commencement

Regalia Information


All students who wish to participate in the Commencement ceremony must place a cap and gown order (regalia). Regalia will be mailed to the university and distributed on Wednesday, December 4 and Thursday, December 5 between 2-7pm in the Gameroom.

Only students who have completed the Exit Process will be able to pick up their regalia.

Cap and Gown orders must be placed by Friday,
There are two options available to place your cap and gown order:

Option #1
- Place your order with a Jostens Representative at GRADFEST! from Wednesday, February 26, and Thursday, February 27, from 2 - 7pm at the Class Ring in Stamps Courtyard.

Option #2
- Place your cap and gown order by email to Write "Regalia Order" in the subject line. In the body of the email, list your name, ID number, gown size (height and size), weight, and degree (Bachelor's or Master's). A size chart is provided below for your convenience.
   *If you are having trouble locating your size, please include your height and weight in the email.

Jostens Size Chart (sizes are based on height and weight)

Weight Size
up to 159lbs
4'10"-5'0" Reg
4'10"-5'0" *1
220lbs and up
4'10"-5'0" *2
up to  179lbs
5'1"-5'3" Reg
5'1"-5'3" *1
240lbs and up
5'1"-5'3" *2
up to 199lbs
5'4"-5'6" Reg
5'4"-5'6" *1
265lbs and up
5'4"-5'6" *2
up to 229lbs
5'7"-5'9" Reg
5'7"-5'9" *1
295lbs and up
5'7"-5'9" *2
up to 259lbs
5'10"-6'0" Reg
5'10"-6'0" *1
330lbs and up   
5'10"-6'0" *2     
up to 284lbs
6'1"-6'3" Reg
355lbs and up
up to 309lbs 6'4"-6'6" Reg
310-384lbs 6'4"-6'6"
385lbs and up 6'4"-6'6"
up to 329lbs 6'7"-6'9" Reg
330-404lbs 6'7"-6'9"
405lbs and up 6'7"-6'9"
up to 349lbs 6'10"-7'0" Reg
350-429lbs 6'10"-7'0"
430lbs and up 6'10"-7'0"

Example Order:
For a student who is 5'5 and weighs 150lbs.
Order: 5'4 - 5'6; Size Regular

For a student who is 6'2 and weighs 295lbs.
Order: 6'1 - 6'3; Size *1

Master's Hoods
Each Graduate (Master's) student will receive a hood prior to the Commencement Ceremony during a special event determined by each academic school. Master's candidates will then wear their hood with their cap, gown and tassel to the commencement ceremony.

Click here for more information on the Hooding Ceremonies and hood colors.

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