Commencement Regalia



UNDERGRADUATE REGALIA


Undergraduate regalia is handled by the office of External Relations & University Events.

Email:   commencement@umass.edu

Phone:   (413) 577-1101


Pickup Days

No pre-order necessary. You will be able to pick up your cap and gown at the following times/events:

  • Commencement Fair
  • When:   Thursday, May 5th 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Where:   Student Union Ballroom
  • Week of Commencement
  • When:   Monday, May 9th -Thursday, May 12th 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Where:   Campus Center 165-69
  • Commencement Day
  • When:   Friday, May 13th after 3 p.m. - as you enter the ceremony
  • Where:   Lot 11 at McGuirk Alumni Stadium

  • Pickup Instructions

    To pick up your cap & gown you will need to give your:

  • Height
  • Spire ID

  • Alternative Pickup
    If you are unable to pick up in person, a friend can pick it up for you (they will need to know your height and your Spire ID number).


    Fees

    There is no charge for caps & gowns, they are covered by student fees.


    Shipping Options

    ONLY if you are not in the Amherst area (Fall or Winter Grad / UWW/ Distance learner) can you order a cap and gown to be shipped directly to your home. Instructions can be found HERE.


    More Info

    Additional information regarding undergraduate regalia can be found HERE.



    MASTER'S REGALIA


    Master's regalia will be available for pickup for eligible graduates at the UMass Store and on the morning of Commencement.

    Pickup Instructions

    Eligible students may pick up their master's regalia at the following locations:

  • UMass Store
  • When:   Monday, April 11th - Tuesday, May 10th during regular store hours.
  • Requirements:   You will need to show an ID and your name must be present on the list of eligible graduates to receive your regalia. You will need to provide your height and degree to receive the correct regalia.
  • Commencement Day
  • When:   Friday, May 13th before the ceremony
  • Where:   McGuirk Alumni Stadium

  • Fees

    There is no charge for caps & gowns, they are covered by student fees.


    Contact

    For more information regarding master's regalia, you may contact the UMass Store or the Graduate Office.

    UMass Store

    Live Chat:   Chat with a representative by clicking on the chat bubble in the bottom right corner of your screen

    Email:   customer.service@umassstore.com

    Phone:   (413) 545-2619


    Graduate Office

    Email:   gradcommence@umass.edu

    Phone:   (413) 545-0722


    In-Store Pickup

    Reserving regalia in advance is not required, but it is an option. If you would like to reserve your regalia for in-store pikcup in advance, you can do so HERE.

    Please note that if your name is not on the list of eligible graduates, your order will be cancelled and you will not be able to pick up regalia. In that instance, you will need to contact the Graduate Office.


    Shipping

    You may choose to have your regalia shipped to you for a standard fee of $8. Regalia can be ordered for shipment HERE.

    Please note that if your name is not on the list of eligible graduates, your order will be cancelled and you will not be able to have your regalia shipped. In that instance, you will need to contact the Graduate Office.


    More Info

    Additional information regarding graduate regalia can be found HERE.



    DOCTORAL REGALIA


    Doctoral regalia is available for purchase on the UMass Store website or from the Graduate Office in Goodell.

    Custom Regalia

    The UMass Store offers high-quality, custom doctoral regalia, which is available for purchase HERE.
    Note that custom regalia can take up to 2 months to ship.


    Souvenir-Quality Regalia

    The Graduate Office offers the following options, which are available for pickup at Goodell Monday - Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  • Souvenir-Quality Gown - Free
  • Souvenir-Quality Hood for Purchase - $75
  • Souvenir-Quality Tam for Purchase - $50

  • Contact

    For more information regarding purchasing custom doctoral regalia, you may contact the UMass Store. For more information regarding the souvenir-quality regalia offered at Goodell, you may contact the Graduate Office.

    UMass Store

    Live Chat:   Chat with a representative by clicking on the chat bubble in the bottom right corner of your screen

    Email:   customer.service@umassstore.com

    Phone:   (413) 545-2619


    Graduate Office

    Email:   gradcommence@umass.edu

    Phone:   (413) 545-0722


    More Info

    Additional information regarding graduate regalia can be found HERE.