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.
Out-of-town students, please call (877) 771-9996 to learn how to order your regalia.
May 11-14, 2015
10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon., May 11 through Wed., May 13
10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thurs., May 14
Rental regalia will be available for pickup in the campus store, lower level coursebook area, Mallinckrodt Center. Students will be required to present their university photo ID to claim their orders.
The campus bookstore opens early, at 7:30 a.m., on Fri., May 15.
May 15-17, 2015
Rental regalia must be returned no later than May 17, 2015. On May 15, return regalia to the lower level of the Danforth Campus store. An additional site will be available between Simon Hall and Seigle Hall. After May 15, return regalia to the Danforth Campus store. For more information, please contact the bookstore’s general merchandise department at (314) 935-5606 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Complete the order form and mail to:
Barnes & Noble Bookstore
4905 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110
May 11-15, 2015 – Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat. 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Regalia may be picked up at the Medical Campus bookstore during hours of operation. You must present a picture ID in order to pick up your cap and gown.
May 15-23, 2015 – Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat. 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Return regalia to the Medical Campus bookstore or to America’s Center following the recognition ceremony for MD and PhD degrees.
For more information, please contact the Medical Campus bookstore at (314) 362-3240 or email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org (Danforth Campus) or (314) 362-3240 (Medical Campus).
Late fees will be assessed for orders received after March 20, 2015.
Purchasing Your Regalia
Cancelling Your Order
Requests must be received in writing by May 8, 2015 to cancel an order and request a rental fee refund.
No refund will be made in the case of rain, nor to those ordering academic attire but failing to attend the Commencement exercises.