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Academic Dress Information

All graduating students are required to wear University-approved regalia.

  • Baccalaureate Mass: Cap and gown
  • Commencement: Cap, gown and hood (All graduates will be hooded as part of the ceremony.)
  • Stoles are not permissible per University policy with the exception of Morrissy Honors.

Academic dress will be available for purchase in the University's bookstore, located in the lower level of Gibbons Hall, from April 3, 2017 through May 19, 2017.

The posted University Bookstore hours are: Mondays-Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Fridays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m..  They may also be reached at bookstore@ndm.edu or by phone at 410-532-5395 to answer any questions regarding regalia.

Online ordering site for regalia as well as graduation announcement, class rings, and School pins is available HERE. All orders must be received by April 20th; however, all School of Pharmacy graduates MUST place their orders by April 1st.

Instruction for wearing doctoral regalia

Instructions for wearing masters regalia

Instruction for wearing bachelors regalia

Notre Dame of Maryland University 2017 Academic Regalia Fees

Program/School Academic Regalia Item Fee
Bachelor Gown-Renew $33.00
  Cap $9.00
  Tassel (with signet) $11.98
  Hood $34.00
  Complete Unit (listed above) $87.98
Master Gown-Renew $37.00
  Tam (with signet) $63.00
  Tassel (with signet) $11.98
  Hood $38.00
  Complete Unit (listed above with tassel) $149.98

Hood Colors

Masters Color
Contemporary Communications White
Education Blue
Liberal Studies White
Management Drab (Light Brown)
Nursing Apricot
Pharmacy Olive Green


If you have any questions regarding academic regalia, please contact the University Triangle Bookstore at bookstore@ndm.edu or 410-532-5395.