All students participating in Commencement must purchase 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.
Pre-order bundle pricing is as follows:
- Bachelor - $59.99
- Master - $89.99
- Doctorate - DNP/EDD/OTD/DPT/PhD - $99.99
- Doctorate - DDS/JD/MD/PharmD/PhD Dent, Med, Pharm - $159.99
*You must pre-order to take advantage of the early order pricing above. The price to purchase cap and gown after deadline will be an additional $15.00. The last day to pre-order is March 17, 2020.
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.
Academic regalia consists of the following:
- Bachelor - Blue cap, blue gown, red stole, and tassel indicative of degree conferred
- Master - Blue cap, blue gown, red stole, tassel and hood indicative of degree.
- Doctorate (DNP, EDD, OTD, DPT, DPH) - Black Cap, black gown, tassel and hood indicative of degree.
- Doctorate (DDS, JD, MD, PharmD) Black tam, black gown, tassel and hood indicative of degree.
- Ph.D - Red cap, red gown, gold tassel, and hood lined with red and indigo
- Ph.D (Dent/Med/Pharm) - Blue tam, red gown, gold tassel, and hood lined with red and indigo.
Tassel and hood colors for Masters and Doctors:
|Applied Health Sciences||Green and Gold|
|Architecture and the Arts||Brown|
|Business Administration||Royal Blue|
|Health Professions Education||Gold|
|Liberal Arts and Sciences||White|
|Public Administration||Peacock Blue|
|Urban Planning||Peacock Blue|