Student

Student Regalia

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
Dentistry Lilac
Education Light Blue
Engineering Orange
Health Professions Education Gold
Law Purple
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