Winter Commencement 2013
Thursday, December 19 - SECU Arena
Friday, December 20 - SECU Arena
Cap & Gown Pick-up
If you chose to pick-up your academic regalia at the University Store, then you may do so the week of December 2 during regular store hours. The pick-up location will be at the NOOK, next to Tiger Reels.
If you chose home delivery, then your academic regalia will be shipped the week of December 2 and you should expect home delivery by Dec. 12.
With your academic regalia order you will also receive an envelope containing a 3x5 name card, which you should bring with you to the ceremony, and parking instructions with an event parking pass. Please read the parking instructions carefully.
Guest tickets are now electronic. Please visit the University Commencement website for information on obtaining your guest tickets: e-Ticket Information
Graduation Regalia Ordering
If you are still interested in participating in the Fall/Winter 2013 commencement ceremonies, then you should place your order for your graduation outfit at the University Store customer service desk as soon as possible. Please note that guest tickets are no longer guaranteed and should be considered to be first come, first serve.
The graduation regalia consists of a gown, cap, tassel, and degree color hood. All gowns are black with the Stephen's Hall logo in gold on the lapel and mid-calf in length. Mortarboard caps and tassels are black. The caps are elasticized; one-size fits all.
Bachelor's Gown-The gown has a pointed, full sleeve.
Master's Gown-The gown has a distinctive sleeve design that is oblong in shape, and the sleeves are open at the wrist.
Doctoral Gown-The gown has bell shaped sleeves that are fitted at the wrist. The upper sleeve has three velvet-flocked bars or stripes. In place of a mortarboard cap, doctoral candidates will wear 4-pointed tams with a gold tassel.
Degree Hood-The degree level, as specified by the Academic Costume Code, determines hood dimensions. The gold and white satin lining represents Towson University colors. The velvet band color signifies the degree earned.
Student Regalia Pricing
Complete Bachelor's & Master's Gown: $60.00 + tax
Bachelor & Master Hood or Gown only: $29.95 + tax
Doctoral Gown, Tam & Tassel Rental: $38.00 + tax
To wear previously purchased regalia for the Winter 2013 Commencement, it must be approved by the Customer Service staff at the University Store and must meet the specifications set forth by the Office of the Provost. Approval must be made by Friday, November 15.
Members of the military may wear their military dress uniform and members of religious orders may wear their religious attire in place of the academic regalia. To wear military or religious attire, notify the University Store at email@example.com by Friday, November 15 to register for the ceremony and receive Commencement tickets.
Prospective graduates who place their order for academic regalia with the University Store or who receive approval for previously purchased regalia by November 15 will be guaranteed (4) four guest tickets to the Winter Commencement.
The University Store will begin accepting rental orders for faculty regalia for the Winter 2013 Commencement on Monday, October 7.
Faculty will be notified by phone or email when their rental regalia arrives.
For more information regarding the rental of academic regalia,
please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Owning your regalia enables you to:
Faculty interested in purchasing academic regalia online:
Additional commencement information may be obtained at the following websites:
University Union Bldg., 1st Floor