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CAPS AND GOWNS

All students participating in Commencement must purchase cap and gown in advance of the ceremony. Caps and gowns will be available for purchase in early April.

STUDENT CAPS AND GOWNS

Student Regalia

All students participating in Commencement must purchase a cap and gown prior to the ceremony. Students are strongly encouraged to pre-order their regalia online through Jostens now until Thursday, March 22, 2018. To place your oder, please CLICK HERE.

All pre-ordered regalia will be available for pick-up at the UIC Bookstore beginning May 1st 2018. Tuesday, (The UIC Bookstore is located in Student Center East at 750 S. Halsted.) For students who miss the pre-order deadline, students can order their regalia on the UIC Bookstore website through Friday, April 27th. Regalia will be available for purchase at the Bookstore starting Tuesday, May 1 through May 14th, 2018.

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

  • Bachelors - $45
  • Masters - $56
  • Doctorate - DNP/EDD/OP/PT/PhD (Excluding Med.)- $85
  • M.D./Ph.D (Med)/PharmD - $140

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

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