Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate students purchase regalia from the CU Book Store either in-store or online.  Shop the full selection of inventory in-store during CU Book Store hours or during Grad Appreciation Days Gear Grab, 9 am - 4 p.m. April 20-22. Students may also order online by April 26 at 2:00 p.m. MDT for standard shipping or by May 4 at 2:00 p.m. MDT for free in-store pickup to ensure you have your regalia in time for the May 6 livestreamed commencement ceremony and virtual recognition ceremonies.  Rush shipping options are available for orders placed after April 26.  

  • Be sure to plan ahead in ordering so you have an opportunity to decorate your mortarboard and take celebratory photos. 
  • Please note that you are not required to purchase a cap and gown to participate in the virtual ceremony.  
  • 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 online from Jostens. The regalia set includes the gown, hood, cap/tam, tassel and is yours to keep.  The order deadline to receive your regalia for Grad Appreciation Days, is Friday, March 26. If you do not wish to wear your regalia for the Grad Appreciation days, you have until 11:59 p.m. MDT on Friday, April 2 to receive the regalia by the first week of May.  

  • 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.  
  • 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. 

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 Friday, April 2 at 11:59 p.m. MDT in order to arrive prior to the Spring 2021 ceremonies.


Please note this information is subject to change.  Jostens is the officially approved provider of regalia by the University of Colorado Boulder and there are no substitutions.