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Spring Commencement 2015

Ceremony Dates/Times:

Wednesday, May 20 - SECU Arena

10am - Fisher College of Science and Mathematics

   3pm - College of Liberal Arts

Thursday, May 21 - SECU Arena

10am - College of Education

   3pm - College of Fine Arts and Communication

Friday, May 22 - SECU Arena

10am - College of Health Professions

   3pm - College of Business & Economics


The University Store will host a graduation fair in March for prospective Spring graduates to place orders for caps & gowns, graduation announcements & class rings. 

GRAD FAIR: University Store, University Union, 1st floor lobby

  • March 24 - 28
  • Tuesday - Friday 10am - 5pm
  • Saturday               10am - 4pm

Unable to attend the Graduation Fair?

You may also place your order online thru Friday, April 24.

Please refer all questions regarding the ceremony to the following university website:


Student Regalia


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: $65.00 + tax

Bachelor & Master Hood or Gown only:  $32.50 + tax

Doctoral Gown, Tam & Tassel Rental:   $40.00 + tax


Please note that there will be no approval granted for previously worn/purchased regalia for the Spring 2015 ceremony.  Graduates will be wearing regalia which recognizes the 150th anniversary of Towson University.

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 ustore@towson.edu by Friday, April 24 to register for the ceremony and receive Commencement tickets.


Faculty Regalia


The University Store will begin accepting rental orders for faculty regalia for the Spring Commencement on Monday, March 2.  

Faculty will be notified by phone or email when their rental regalia arrives.


For more information regarding the rental of academic regalia,

please email:  rschmidt@towson.edu


Owning your regalia enables you to:

  • Be prepared for any ceremony that might occur
  • Not having to order and return rentals
  • Look your best in regalia that has been custom tailored for you
  • Gain a possible tax deduction for the purchase price of your regalia

Faculty interested in purchasing academic regalia online:


Please Click Here


Additional commencement information may be obtained at the following websites:


University Store

University Union Bldg., 1st Floor

Phone: 410-704-BOOK

Fax: 410-704-3482

Email: ustore@towson.edu





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