Caps and gowns must be worn by all ceremony participants. Personal decor on mortar boards, caps, or regalia is not allowed. To view the complete adornment policy on cords, decorations, etc. click here.
Regalia order deadline of April 6, 2018 has passed.
LATE ORDER DEADLINE – May 8, 2018 (late fee incurred)
The deadline to order your regalia is May 8, 2018. A $10 late fee has been added to insure delivery before pick up. Ordering late jeopardizes approprate delivery of regalia. Students MUST have regalia to walk in the ceremony without exception.
PICK UP – located at the Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt (upper level)
Wednesday, May 9th, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday, May 10th, from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
RETURN – Monday, May 14th by noon
Bachelors keep or recycle gown, keep tassel and cap for souvenirs. Masters keep tassel and cap, return hood and gown. All Doctors must return their gown, tam with tassel and hood.
For those undergraduate students who would like to recycle their gown, there will be large marked recycling containers set up around campus for collection. The recycle bins are only for undergraduates: they will not be suitable for regalia returns. for those graduate/professional students who rent regalia, it should only be returned to the Barnes & Nobel at Vanderbilt by Monday, May 14th, at Noon.
**Please note group orders will not be accepted. Only one complete package may be purchased per order. **
If you still need regalia, please stop by your Barnes & Noble
Bookstore to purchase or rent.