Information for Graduates

Purchase your cap, gown, sash and tassel from The Cove Bookstore during CI’s Grad Fest in March 2020. Regalia will only be available for purchase (no rentals), so you may keep your cap and gown in addition to your 2020 tassel. Additionally, this year’s gowns are eco-friendly, made from post-consumer recycled material. Gowns may be recycled at the conclusion of Commencement at tables located near the South Quad entrances.

  • Order a Grad Pack and Save!
  • Order a Generic or Custom Sash

You may also purchase your cap, gown and other accessories at The Cove Bookstore after CI’s Grad Fest; however, sizes are not guaranteed. Place your order as soon as possible, best to order before April.

Remember, you must be robed in a cap and gown to participate in the ceremony. Candidates not wearing the preferred attire will not be permitted to participate in the ceremony.

  • Bachelor graduates should wear their tassel on the right.
  • Bachelor graduates with honors may wear the cords or medallions they received at Honors Convocation.
  • Master’s and credentials candidates should wear their tassel on the left.

Information for Faculty

Purchase or rent your regalia from The Cove Bookstore at least 8-10 weeks prior to ceremonies in order to receive in time for Honors Convocation and/or Commencement. Please note regalia rentals or purchases are a personal out-of-pocket expense for faculty.

Information for Ceremony Participants

For platform party participants, please contact the Chair of Commencement if you need assistance ordering regalia please email or call 805-437-3900.

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