All students are required to wear regalia to participate in the Spring 2020 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 Thursday, 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. 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

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 a gown, hood, tam with attached tassel: $46.17 (includes $9.71 in tax & shipping)

The deadline to order your rental regalia is Thursday, April 2.  You may pick-up or return your reserved regalia in Balch Fieldhouse during the following times:

  • Wednesday, May 6th from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 7th from 7 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Friday, May 8th 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 WednesdayMarch 25 for the Spring Commencement Ceremony. 

Late Rentals

If you did not order your regalia by the deadline please go to Balch Fieldhouse starting Wednesday, May 6 through Friday, May 8 to rent your regalia during the times listed above. Late order pricing includes a 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. Please note the CU Bookstore will not accept rental returns.  If your college or department ceremony is after the May 8th return times, please contact Clay Rogers at Jostens 970-617-5970 to request a return shipping label or you may pick one up at the information desk at the UMC. 

If rental apparel (gown, hood, and tam) is not returned by May 8th, 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 onsite. More details about available regalia packages can be found on the Jostens University of Colorado Fine Quality Regalia page.  Custom licensed regalia may be purchased, based on the licensee.  See the Jostens rep on Tuesday, 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:  Wednesday, March 25th.  

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