You must wear a cap and gown for the commencement ceremony, unless you are an ROTC commissionee. Commissionees wear their uniforms, not caps and gowns. If you have any questions, please refer to the Regalia Guidelines.
How to Order
Graduates order their cap and gown through the Campus Bookstore Website. The gown is the property of the graduate. Rental commencement regalia is not available.
Cap & Gown Pricing
Orders placed by midnight on February 24:
Undergraduate Set $50.00 (plus tax)
Masters Set $100.00 (plus tax)
PhD Set $120.00 (plus tax)
Orders placed after February 24:
Undergraduate Set $70.00 plus expedited shipping (plus tax)
Masters Set $120.00 plus expedited shipping (plus tax)
PhD Set $140.00 plus expedited shipping (plus tax)
Orders placed after March 20th at 12:00pm are not guaranteed to arrive before the commencement ceremony.
A few things to note:
- All sets include a gown, SureFit cap (one size fits most) and tassel. Masters and PhD sets also include a hood.
- Prices subject to change. There are no refunds on cap and gown orders.
- Students participating in Midyear Commencement 2019 may order their cap and gowns beginning in October 2019.Students participating in the Spring Commencement 2020 ceremony may order their caps and gowns beginning in February 2020.
- Masters and PhD students may not wear Undergraduate regalia. Similarly, Undergraduates may not wear Graduate regalia.
- Please contact the Campus Bookstore at 906-487-2410 or email@example.com if you have any questions.
How to Get Cords
Honor cords are issued to undergraduate degree candidates based on GPA as determined by the University. The Campus Bookstore has a list of eligible candidates and cords will be available when students pick up graduation regalia.
Veterans receive a red, white and blue cord to wear at the ceremony. Please contact Kathy Pintar in the Registrar's Office to get your cord.
How to Wear Your Tassel
Graduates sitting on the right side of the stage wear their tassels on the right. Graduates sitting on the left side of the stage wear their tassels on the left. Michigan Tech asks graduates to wear tassels this way so our photographer has a clear opening to take your picture.