Caps & Gown

UIC is looking at options to reschedule the commencement ceremonies.  Please view the message from the chancellor here.

The May commencement ceremonies for all campus within the University of Illinois System have been canceled due to the COVID 19 outbreak.  Please view the update from the president here.

All orders for caps and gowns have been canceled as of Friday, March 20.  Refunds typically take 10 business days, but may be delayed due to the volume of cancellations.  Caps and gowns will be available for purchase from the UIC Bookstore in May.


Regalia Information

Student Regalia

All students participating in Commencement must purchase a cap and gown prior to the ceremony.

Caps & gowns will be available for pre-order through Jostens starting February 3, 2020 through March 17, 2020. CLICK HERE to order.

All pre-ordered regalia will be available for pick-up starting Wednesday, April 29 at Grad Fest.

If a student misses the deadline to pre-order, caps and gowns will be on sale at the UIC Bookstore (SCE) beginning April 22 for an additional $15 fee.

Faculty/Academic Regalia

All faculty planning to participate in Commencement must have appropriate academic attire.

Beginning February 10, 2020 you can order your regalia using the online request form. The deadline to request faculty regalia for the commencement will be March 17, 2020.