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 7, 2023. Then pick ups are available beginning in April at the graduation fair.
  • Last day to order for ship-to-home service: April 19, 2023

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, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Thursday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Extended to 6 p.m. Friday, May 12
  • Also open Saturday, May 13, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Graduating Students Who Studied Abroad

Students who have participated in an international program during their time at Nazareth may purchase a stole representing their time overseas to wear at graduation.

Please contact Kathy Hansen directly at for information about this purchase.

Regalia Costs

Complete bachelor's package (cap, gown, hood, tassel): $75

If you purchase each item separately:

  • Undergraduate Hood only: $30.35
  • Bachelor's cap and gown and tassel only: $44.65
  • Tassel only: $5.70
  • Cap only: $7.50

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.