All students are required to wear regalia to participate in the Spring 2019 commencement ceremony.

Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate students are required to purchase regalia for the ceremony in person or online from the CU Book Store.  

Regalia will be available for purchase at the cashiers in the lower level of the bookstore beginning March 19.  The cost to purchase the regalia set, which includes the gown, cap, and degree tassel, is $29.99 (plus tax). Please view CU Bookstore's regalia pages for detailed product information. Regalia purchased is non-returnable. Other souvenir regalia packages are available for purchase.  For more information, call 303-492-6411 or 800-255-9168 ext. 4 or visit the CU Bookstore.  Please note that this information is subject to change.

The CU Boulder undergraduate regalia from Jostens features the Elements Collection™, and is the only U.S. Certified Bio-Based regalia available in America.  Sourced from wood pulp, the fabric represents true sustainability, and is bio-degradable. 

Master's and Doctoral Students

If you did not order your regalia by the deadline.  Please go to Balch Fieldhouse on Wednesday, May 8th to rent your regalia.  A $20 late fee will be added to the rental charges indicated below.

Regalia for Master's students consists of a gown, hood, cap and tassel: $35.45 (includes $8.82 in tax & shipping)
Regalia for Doctoral students consists of gown, hood, tam with attached tassel: $46.17 (includes $9.71 in tax & shipping)

The deadline to order your regalia is Friday, April 5.  You may pick-up your reserved regalia in Balch Fiedlhouse during the following times:

  • Wednesday, May 8th from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 9th from 7 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Friday, May 10th from 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.

You may purchase custom fine quality* regalia if you would like to have it for future use.  This may be ordered at Jostens or contact Clay Rogers at Jostens 970-617-5970 or the main customer service line 800-854-7464.
*Custom fine quality orders must be placed by March 25th for the Spring Commencement Ceremony.

Master's, Doctoral and Law Students: Late Rentals

Should you miss the deadline, you may pick up regalia at the Balch Fieldhouse during the dates/times listed above.  Late order pricing includes late fee, tax and shipping:

Regalia for Master's students consists of a gown, hood, cap and tassel: $50 (includes tax & shipping)
Regalia for Doctoral students consists of gown, hood, tam with attached tassel: $65 (includes tax & shipping)

Regalia Returns

After the ceremony, please return your regalia to the Balch Fieldhouse during the times mentioned above.  If your college or department ceremony is after the May 10th return times, please contact Clay Rogers at Jostens 970-617-5970 to request a return shipping label. 

If rental apparel (gown, hood, and tam) is not returned by May 10th, you will be charged for the full replacement value of the item(s).  Master caps and tassels are yours to keep!​ Please note that this information is subject to change.  

Fine Quality Regalia Purchases

Jostens will be hosting a sales event on February 27th from 2:30 - 5:30 p.m. in the atrium of the CU Bookstore.  Custom measurements will be taken, and your fine quality regalia (Sussex & Windsor packages) will include custom initials, a garment bag and hanger.   Custom licensed regalia may be purchased, based on the licensee.   See the Jostens rep on February 27th for details or contact Clay Rogers at Jostens 970-617-5970 or the main customer service line 800-854-7464.​ 

Fine Quality Package Purchase Ordering Deadline:  March 25th.  

Jostens is the officially approved provider of rental regalia by University of Colorado Boulder and there are no substitutions.