Cap & Gown

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All students wear the distinctive Washington University gown. The gown is green with black velvet trim and the university’s shield on both sleeves at the shoulder. For graduate students and faculty, black velvet tams replace the traditional mortarboard.


Student Regalia Rental

Order and prepay for rental regalia, purchase non-personalized announcements and diploma frames, and place orders for personalized announcements, rings and plaques at the bookstore associated with your campus, either the Danforth Campus bookstore or the Medical Campus bookstore.

Rental Price List

prices subject to change

Student Regalia by Unit Cost
Bachelor Unit (Cap, Tassel, and Gown)
Graduates keep bachelor cap and tassel.
$55.00 plus tax
Master Unit (Tam, Tassel, Gown, and Hood)
Graduates keep tassel.
$85.00 plus tax
Doctor Unit (Tam, Tassel, Gown, and Hood)
Graduates keep tassel.
$88.00 plus tax

For more information, call (314) 935-5606, (877) 771-9996 (toll free) or email gmdept@aismail.wustl.edu (Danforth Campus) or (314) 362-3240 (Medical Campus).