Academic Regalia

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

Event Attire

  • Baccalaureate Mass: Cap and gown
  • Commencement: Cap, gown and hood (All graduates will be hooded as part of the ceremony.)

Note: Stoles are not permissible per University policy with the exception of Morrissy Honors.

Hood Colors


  • Contemporary Communications: White
  • Education: Blue
  • Liberal Studies: White
  • Management: Drab (Light Brown)
  • Nursing: Apricot


  • Pharmacy: Olive Green

Instructional Videos

How to wear your academic regalia:

How to Purchase

Academic dress will be available for purchase in the University's bookstore, located in the lower level of Gibbons Hall, from May 1st through May 19th, 2018 as well as online (more information below) and at the Commencement Fair on April 21, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Doyle Formal on the University's main campus.

2017 Academic Regalia Fees

Program/School 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

NDMU Official Bookstore
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

If you have any questions regarding academic regalia, please contact the University Triangle Bookstore.

Online Orders

Academic regalia, graduation announcements, class rings, and School pins may also be ordered online.

Order Deadlines 

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