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Full academic regalia is required for all degree candidates participating at the University of Kentucky Commencement ceremony. It is the responsibility of the degree candidate to secure academic regalia prior to the ceremony. 

Bachelor's and Master's regalia is available to be purchased online HERE. Inventory will also be available to be purchased in-person at Grad Salute on March 7th-10th and then will be at the UK Bookstore while supplies last. Doctoral students MUST order their regalia online as it is not available to be purchased in-person.

Breakdowns of all pricing can be found here.

All deadlines, specific colors of tassels and hoods, and other information for each specific type of regalia can be found by clicking on the appropriate link above.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to wear a cap and gown for Commencement?

Yes. Full academic regalia is required for all degree candidates participating at the University of Kentucky Commencement.

What is the sizing for regalia?

Sizing for regalia is purchased by height categories ranging from 4'9" to 6'8". If purchasing your regalia online, you will be prompted to select your appropriate measurements depending on which product you are purchasing. If purchasing in-person at Grad Salute or the UK Bookstore, the associate will guide you through the selection process.

What is the price of a cap and gown?

Please see here for a breakdown of all pricing.

 

 

Where can I buy my cap and gown?

Bachelor's and Master's regalia is available to be purchased online HERE. Inventory will also be available to be purchased in-person at Grad Salute on March 7th-10th and then will be at the UK Bookstore while supplies last. Doctoral students MUST order their regalia online as it is not available to be purchased in-person.

What is the deadline to order online?

Bachelor Package: April 7th

Master Package: April 7th

Doctoral Souvenir: April 7th

Doctoral Rental: March 30th

Doctoral Fine Quality: March 23rd

Doctor of Physical Therapy: April 7th

Specialist Package: April 7th

I'm graduating with my Bachelors. What color tassel do I need?

Tassels worn by students graduating with their Bachelor's Degree correspond to the college they are graduating from. The list of colors can be found here.

I'm graduating with my Masters. What color hood do I need?

Hoods worn by students graduating with their Master's Degree correspond to the college they are graduating from. The list of colors can be found here.

I'm graduating with my Doctorate. What color hood do I need?

Hoods worn by students graduating with their Doctorate correspond to the Doctorate Degree they are receiving. The list of colors can be found here.

I don't need my regalia anymore. Can I donate it?

Yes! If you would like to donate your regalia to our office, we would be happy to accept it. These donations can be dropped off in the administration offices on the 1st floor of the Gatton Student Center M-F 8-5 pm.

I'm graduating with Academic Distinction. What color cords do I get?

  • Honor Cords
    • Two White: GPA 3.4-3.59
    • One Gold, One White: GPA 3.6-3.79
    • Two Gold: GPA 3.8-4.0

I'm graduating from the Lewis Honors College. How do I get my Honors medallion?

The Honors medallion is given to Honors graduates during the Honors Medal Ceremony, held prior to UK Commencement, each December and May.