Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate students purchase regalia from the CU Book Store either in-store or online.  

The cost to purchase the regalia set, which includes the cap, gown, and degree tassel, is $34.99 (plus tax). Shop regalia in-store during store hours, follow instructions online for in-store order pick-up, or get more information on shipping deadlines and rates.

Other souvenir regalia items, diploma frames, announcements, college rings, or grad gifts are available for purchase. For more information, visit the Graduation section on the CU Book Store website or call 303-492-6411 or 800-255-9168.

The Elements Collection by Jostens
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 biodegradable. 

Master's and Doctoral Students

Master’s and doctoral students wear regalia purchased from Jostens.

  • Regalia for Master's students consists of a keepsake master’s gown, hood lined with CU school colors and velvet trim denoting field of study, mortarboard cap, and a black tassel.  
    $48.60 (plus tax and shipping)
  • Regalia for Doctoral students consists of a keepsake doctoral gown, hood linked with CU school colors and velvet trim denoting field of study, tam, and a gold tassel.
    $71.35 (plus tax and shipping)

The regalia set includes the gown, hood, cap/tam, tassel and is yours to keep.  The deadline to order your regalia online has passed and any regalia ordered via this method will not arrive to you in time for our ceremonies.  Jostens will be on-site with a limited supply of regalia available for purchase the week of commencement in Balch Fieldhouse during the following dates/times:

  • Wednesday, May 10th from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 11th from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Friday, May 12th from 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.

    Please view Jostens University of Colorado product webpage for details on additional products available. 

    If you wish to purchase custom fine-quality regalia to have it for future use, you may order online or contact Jostens Customer Service: 800-854-7464; Clay Rogers 970-617-5970.  Custom fine-quality orders must be placed by Wednesday, March 29th at 11:59 p.m. MT in order to arrive prior to the Spring 2023 ceremonies.

    Cords, Stoles and Medals

    Detailed information regarding the various cords and stoles worn by our graduating students is available on our Academic Dress page, with some specific options highlighted below. College, School and Degree Stoles are available for purchase through the CU Bookstore. Please contact your department or program regarding any additional cords or stoles or with questions regarding honors medals.