Caps and gowns must be worn by all in-person ceremony participants.  Please review the university’s Adornment Policy as it relates to regalia (cap and gown) during Commencement.  

Important information regarding ordering your regalia:

Bachelor’s degree:
You will be receiving regalia that will be yours to keep. Place your order via this website and have your regalia shipped to your home or shipped to Vanderbilt University for on-campus pick up May 9-12, 8:30 am to 7:00 pm.  

Master’s degree:
You will be receiving regalia that will be yours to keep. Place your order via this website and have your regalia shipped to your home or shipped to Vanderbilt University for on-campus pick up May 9-12, 8:30 am to 7:00 pm.  

Doctoral degree:
There are two options available if you would like to receive your Doctoral regalia.

  1. You can order your rental regalia and have it shipped to Vanderbilt University for on-campus pick up May 9-12, 8:30 am to 7:00 pm.  Regalia can be returned to Vanderbilt Bookstore on May 13-15.  
  2. You can purchase your fine quality Vanderbilt University regalia to be shipped to your home address.  Order your fine quality regalia here.  Please note, orders placed after March 10, 2023 will not arrive before your May ceremony.

Ship to Vanderbilt Deadline – March 25, 2023

Ship to Home Deadline - April 21, 2023


  Students MUST have regalia to walk in the ceremony without exception.

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