Academic Regalia

Your cap and gown order is placed upon submission of your completed graduation application; however, the cost of your cap, gown, and hood are not included in your graduation fee and must be purchased directly from UB’s Bookstore.

Purchase Your Academic Regalia

UB is proud to be “going green” again this year with eco-friendly caps and gowns made from 100% consumer-recycled materials.

To purchase your academic regalia:

  • Bring cash, Visa, or MasterCard to purchase your cap and gown at the UB Bookstore
  • Check your merchandise at the time of purchase
  • If you will not be able to pick up your cap and gown in person, make arrangements to have your regalia mailed to you. (See details below.)

*Taxes are not included in the fees stated

Associate Degree$41.00———$41.00
Bachelor's Degree$41.00$28.00$69.00
Master's Degree$42.00$30.00$72.00
Doctorate Degree**$96.00$37.00$133.00


**Special Order Form for Doctoral Candidates

Doctoral candidates must submit the following order form by April 12, 2017  in order to receive their academic regalia. Doctoral candidates must make the same arrangements to pay for and retrieve their gown and hood; however, the deadline to make shipping arrangements is April 25, 2017.

Get Your Cap and Gown

Pick up your cap and gown at the UB Bookstore during the following dates and times:

MondayApril 17, 249:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
TuesdayApril 18, 259:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
WednesdayApril 12, 199:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
ThursdayApril 13, 209:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
FridayApril 14, 21, 289:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
SaturdayApril 22, 29
May 6 - Last chance!
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. - Last chance!

Can't pick up your cap and gown in person? Prearrange to have it shipped.

If you will not be able to pick up your cap and gown in person, make arrangements directly with UB Bookstore to have your regalia mailed to you. This request must be made no later than April 25, 2017. Shipping and handling fees will be charged. Call (203) 576-4804 for more information.

A note about regalia extras:

Honor cords or pins from honor societies that are recognized at the University of Bridgeport may be worn at the ceremony. Candidates will receive these approved items at the respective honors convocations and ceremonies.

As per University Policy, sashes, large pins, or any other cords are not be permitted. These “extras” that capture your unique spirit and contribution to the University may be worn before or after the ceremony for photos, but not during the Commencement event.

UB Bookstore

John J. Cox Student Center
244 University Ave., Lower Level
Bridgeport, CT 06604
(203) 576-4804

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