Caps and Gowns

Individuals who participate in the commencement ceremony are expected to wear caps and gowns that are approved by the university. Appropriate attire is required. Please contact your college academic student services office with questions regarding attire.

Medallions will be distributed as a gift at the University Store to eligible candidates with the purchase of a cap and gown. A commencement print will be presented as you cross the commencement stage. Diplomas will be available approximately six to eight weeks after graduation.

Undergraduate Caps and Gowns

Caps and gowns will be available for purchase beginning October 2, 2018 at the University Store in the Student Union or online at Caps and gowns do not need to be reserved in advance and will be readily available for purchase at the University Store in the Student Union until graduation exercises on Saturday, December 15, 2018.

Caps and gowns may also be ordered by telephone at 1.800.831.4OSU.

Gowns are sized by height. Fuller cut gowns are available. Caps are one size fits all.

Graduate Caps and Gowns

Master's Candidates

The information listed above also pertains to the purchase of Master's regalia.

Doctoral Candidates

Doctoral regalia purchases can be made by special order year round. Orders for purchase must be received by 4:00 p.m. on October 19, 2018. Orders for rental will start on December 3, 2018. Faculty who wish to rent a hood representing their alma mater must place their orders by November 1, 2018. All doctoral regalia rentals must be returned by Wednesday, December 19, 2018.

Order forms and price sheets are available in the University Store at the Student Union during normal business hours.