Academic Regalia for Undergraduates

To Purchase Your Regalia

Caps, gowns, and hoods may be purchased at the Nazareth Bookstore starting April 13, 2015.  The bookstore will be offering extended hours of operation on Monday, April 13th from 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.  The regular hours for the semester are:

  • Monday - Thursday 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 12:00 p.m. - 3:00.  

NOTE: Students must have all three items—cap, black gown and appropriate hood—to participate in the Commencement ceremony.

If you cannot purchase your academic regalia from the bookstore in person, you can contact the Bookstore directly by at 585-586-2690 or to prepay and have the regalia shipped to you.

 The bookstore will be open on campus on Commencement Day from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. for any last minute graduation gifts.


Have you studied abroad through Nazareth College?  Consider ordering an international flag stole to represent your time overseas!  The price is $30 cash or check made payable to "Nazareth College".  To request an international flag stole, you must complete the online order form and submit your payment by Wednesday, April 15th. For more information, see the email titled "Show Off At Graduation: Study Abroad Stoles" in your inbox or call the Center for International Education at (585) 389-2371. 


Regalia Costs:

Complete bachelors package (cap, gown, hood, tassel) = $59.99

If you purchase each item separately:

  • Undergraduate Cap/Gown: $49.99
  • Undergraduate Hood: $39.99
  • Tassel: $9.99
  • Shipping: (if needed) $6.95

Academic Regalia Information

Hood color is determined by the degree earned.

  • Bachelor of Arts: White
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts: Brown
  • Bachelor of Science: Gold
  • Bachelor of Music: Pink

Learn about the history of the Academic Costume.