Winter Commencement 2015
Thursday, December 17 - SECU Arena
10am - College of Health Professions
College of Business & Economics
3pm - Fisher College of Science & Mathematics
College of Liberal Arts
Friday, December 18 - SECU Arena
10am - College of Education
College of Fine Arts and Communication
Graduation Fair - Winter Commencement
The University Store will host a graduation fair in late October where prospective graduates may be sized for and place their regalia (cap & gown) orders. Class rings and graduation announcements will be available for ordering. Specific dates and times for this event will be listed in September.
150th Celebration - Important regalia information (please read)
Please refer all questions regarding the ceremony to the following university website:
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: $70.00 + tax
Bachelor & Master Hood or Gown only: $35.00 + tax
Doctoral Gown, Tam & Tassel Rental: $40.00 + tax
Military & Religious Attire
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 November 21 to register for the ceremony and be guaranteed Commencement tickets.
The University Store will begin accepting rental orders for faculty regalia for the Winter Commencement on Monday, October 5.
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