Academic Regalia for Undergraduates

Order your regalia

Questions: Contact the Bookstore directly at 585-586-2690.


  • Last day to order for in-store pick up: March 1, 2024. Then pick ups are available beginning April 10 at the graduation fair.
  • Last day to order for ship-to-home service: April 5, 2024

Requirement: Students must have all three items — cap, black gown and appropriate hood — to participate in the Commencement ceremony. The bookstore on campus (map) will have regalia items — caps, gowns, and hoods — available up until the day of commencement.


The campus bookstore (map) hours

  • Monday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Thursday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Friday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Extended to 6 p.m. Friday, May 17
  • Also open Saturday, May 18, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Graduating Students Who Studied Abroad

If you participated in an international program during your time at Nazareth, you may purchase a stole to wear at graduation: 2024 Order Form: Study Abroad Flag Stole

If you have questions, contact Joshua Fess in the Center for International Education, jfess2@naz.edu585-389-2373.

Regalia Costs

Complete bachelor's package (cap, gown, hood, tassel): $88

If you purchase each item separately:

  • Undergraduate Hood only: $36
  • Bachelor's cap and gown and tassel only: $52
  • Tassel only: $8
  • Cap only: $10

Academic Regalia Information

  • Bachelor of Arts: white
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts: brown
  • Bachelor of Science: gold
  • Bachelor of Music: pink

How to Determine Hood Color

Hood color is determined by the degree type. If you are unsure what your degree type is, check NazNet: In the Student Planning module - My Progress - it is listed in the At a Glance section.  Example:


Learn about the history of the academic costume.