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Ordering Regalia

Faculty Information

Undergraduate and Graduate Student Custom EMU Regalia
Purchase academic dress for commencement (cap, gown and tassel) at the EMU Campus Bookstore in the Student Center from Nov. 2–Dec. 19. Eastern Michigan University custom gowns come with embroidered university seals, mortarboards and for the graduate students, hoods. Order in November or at the Grad Fair (Dec. 7–8) to get discount pricing. Learn about how to order . For regalia questions, contact 734.483.2850.

Honors Undergraduates
If you have completed all degree requirements during Summer or Fall 2015 and are graduating with honors (3.50 or above cumulative GPA), you may pick up your gold tassel at Records and Registration in 304 Pierce Hall during business hours (8 a.m.–5 p.m.) from Dec. 7–Dec. 18, 2015. 

Cords for Military Veterans
Graduates who are military veterans and served honorably, may pick up an honor cord at the Veteran Services Office located in room 202 in Pierce Hall. Bring a copy of your DD 214 if you're not currently using GI Bill benefits at EMU or haven't used those benefits in the past few years.

Doctoral Students
Order online, dates to be announced. Please return to the atrium after the ceremony to drop off rented regalia. Only doctoral students returning rented regalia will be permitted to return to the atrium after the ceremony.

Graduate Students
Cap, Gown, Tassel and Hood
Academic hoods are assigned according to the college (not department) from which you are graduating. The colors are as follows:

  • White: College of Arts and Sciences
  • Drab: College of Business
  • Light Blue: College of Education
  • Citron: College of Health and Human Services
  • Gold: College of Technology
  • Purple: All Specialists
  • Green: All Doctoral
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