Student

Student Regalia

All students participating in Commencement must purchase a cap and gown prior to the ceremony.  The deadline to preorder regalia has passed.  Caps and gowns will be available for sale in the UIC Bookstore, 750 South Halsted beginning December 5.

All pre-ordered regalia will be available for pick-up at the UIC Bookstore beginning December 5. Regalia will be available for purchase at the Bookstore starting Wednesday, December 5 through Friday, December 14, 2018.

Prices for regular retainable student caps and gowns are as follows:

  • Bachelors - $47.99
  • Masters - $89.99
  • Doctorate - DNP/EDD/OP/PT/PhD (Excluding Med.)- $89.99
  • M.D./Ph.D (Med)/PharmD - $89.99

Academic regalia consists of the following:

  • Bachelor - Blue cap, blue gown, red stole, and tassel indicative of degree conferred
  • Master - Blue cap, blue gown, tassel and hood indicative of College (See below for tassel and hood colors)
  • Doctorate (DNP, DENT, EDD, OT, PT) - Black Cap, black gown, tassel and hood indicative of College (See below for tassel and hood colors)
  • Ph.d - Red cap, red gown, gold tassel, and hood lined with red and indigo
  • Ph.d Med. - Blue tam, red gown, gold tassel, and hood lined with red and indigo
  • Pharm. D. - Black tam, black gown, gold tassel, hood lined in olive
  • M.D. - Black tam, black gown w/ green chevrons, green tassel and hood

Tassel and hood colors for Masters and Doctors:

Applied Health Sciences Green and Gold
Architecture and the Arts Brown
Business Administration Royal Blue
Dentistry Lilac
Education Light Blue
Engineering Orange
Health Professions Education Gold
Liberal Arts and Sciences White
Medicine Green
Nursing Apricot
Pharmacy Olive
Public Administration Peacock Blue
Public Health Salmon
Social Work Citron
Urban Planning Peacock Blue