Commencement Regalia Pickup and Info

 

The graduation committee has offered the following observations and recommendations for faculty and staff participating in the commencement ceremony. The tradition of these standards should be departed from as little as possible to preserve the symbolism (which dates back to the Middle Ages) and practicality.

Cords, Stoles, & Medallions are not traditionally worn by faculty/staff unless specified by the commencement committee.


FACULTY

Degree Level Regalia Standards

 

• Black doctoral robe with black chevrons and black front panels.

• Black mortarboard with tassel color of their choice -- OLD GOLD is standard tassel.

• Fabric to be lightweight, non-shiny black.

• Tams will be provided upon request.

• Doctoral Academic hood (lightweight) in the colors of the school where the Ph.D. / doctoral degree was earned.

• Black masters robe.

• Black mortarboard with tassel color of their choice -- BLACK is standard tassel.

• Fabric to be lightweight, non-shiny black.

• Masters Academic hood (lightweight) in the colors of the school where they earned the masters degree.

• Black bachelors robe.

• Black mortarboard with tassel color of their choice -- BLACK is standard tassel.

• Fabric to be lightweight, non-shiny black.

• Bachelors Academic hood (lightweight) -- in colors of the school where they earned the bachelor's degree

       - OR -

  Bachelors Academic hood (lightweight) -- lining color to represent OTC (Navy & White)

  - Velvet trim on the hood to be LIGHT BLUE (Education) color.

• Black bachelors robe.

• Black mortarboard with tassel color of their choice -- BLACK is standard tassel.

• Fabric to be lightweight, non-shiny black.

• Bachelors Academic hood (lightweight) -- lining color to represent OTC (Navy & White)

  - Velvet trim on the hood to be LIGHT BLUE (Education) color.

 


STAFF Regalia Standards

• Black bachelors robe.

• Black mortarboard with tassel color of their choice -- BLACK is standard tassel.

• Fabric to be lightweight, non-shiny black.

• Bachelors Academic hood (lightweight) -- lining color to represent OTC (Navy & White)

  - Velvet trim on the hood to be LIGHT BLUE (Education) color.

 

** Images used are for style reference only (colors will vary depending on school/degree) **

 

Staff and faculty participating in commencement must complete a faculty regalia order form. Please contact Mike Watts for the form and/or if you have any questions regarding the ordering of regalia. Staff and faculty are provided regalia at no cost.

Ordering Deadline for Regalia is April 1st -- if faculty orders are placed after that date, late/rush fees may apply and will be charged to the department accordingly.