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Fall Academic Regalia

Undergraduates and Masters

  • Attend the Grad Fair at the CUB Junior Ballroom between 9AM to 5PM on date TBA to rent your cap and gown.
  • Rental prices are as follows: Bachelor is $51.00 (includes gown, university yoke, cap and tassel), Master’s $77.00 (to include gown, hood, university yoke, cap and tassel).
  • If you are unable to attend the Grad Fair or are off campus you may order your regalia directly online at Herff Jones beginning Thursday, October TBA, 2020. The cost will increase to include shipping.
  • Contact the Bookie at (509)332-2537 or wsubookie.graduation@gmail.com if you have questions.
  • November TBA, 2020 is the last day to order regalia.
  • All rentals must be returned to the Bookie (located in the CUB) by 5PM on Friday, December TBA, 2020. 
  • The Bookie is open 9AM to 5PM on Saturday, December TBA; 11AM to 4PM on Sunday, December TBA; and 7:30AM to 6PM on Monday, December TBA. All regalia, including university yokes, need to be returned no later than 5pm Friday, December TBA.
  • Undergraduates and Masters will keep the cap and tassel.
  • Male Candidates remove academic caps during the posting of the colors and national anthem.
  • Master’s, MBA, Doctor of Pharmacy, and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree candidates wear the university yoke underneath the master’s or doctoral hoods.
  • Tassels are to be worn on the right side for all graduates.
  • Read more about the Academic Costume Code.

 

Doctoral Students

  • Traditional caps and gowns are recommended.
  • Doctoral students planning to purchase custom regalia need to allow extra time for ordering (8 weeks).  The last day for the Fall ceremony will be October TBA, 2020. Doctoral students must go through the bookie to obtain their regalia. Contact the Bookie (509) 332-2537 or 800-937-4978 or wsubookie.graduation@gmail.com.
  • Phd, EdD, and DNP candidates will wear the WSU Doctoral crimson gown and will be individually hooded during the ceremony.
  • Rental prices for Doctoral regalia is $97.00 (to include crimson gown, hood and velvet tam).
  • Attend the Grad Fair at the CUB Junior Ballroom Wednesday, October TBA, 2020 to obtain your rented regalia.
  • If you are unable to attend the Grad Fair, you must go through the bookie to obtain your regalia.
  • November TBA, 2020 is THE LAST DAY TO ORDER RENTAL REGALIA.
  • The Graduate School needs all doctoral hoods prior to the ceremony.  The Bookie will hold when you rent and provide directly to the Graduate School. They will not be included in your regalia package.
  • If you purchased your regalia the Bookie will provide a rental hood to the Graduate School for the hooding ceremony only.  Wear the silver WSU medallions but do not wear the split hood included in your purchase. The rental hood will need to be returned to the Bookie by Friday, December TBA, 2020.
  • Male Candidates remove academic caps during the posting of the colors and national anthem.
  • All doctoral candidates are encouraged to remove tams during hooding.
  • All rental regalia (including Doctoral hoods) must be returned to the Bookie by 5PM on Monday, December TBA, 2020.  The Bookie is open 9AM to 5PM on Saturday, December TBA; 11AM to 4PM on Sunday, December TBA, and 7:30AM to 6PM on Monday, December TBA. All regalia, including university yokes, need to be returned no later than 5pm Friday, December TBA.

Contact the Bookie at (509) 332-2537 or wsubookie.graduation@gmail.com if you have any regalia questions.

Read more about the Academic Costume Code.


 

Honor Cords, Stoles, and Sashes

Undergraduates earning a 3.5 or better are considered honor students and can receive a custom WSU honor cord of crimson and silver.  Contact your department/college deans area. Do not contact the Bookie as they will not be able to provide the honor cords.

The proper way to wear your stoles, sashes and cords is under the crimson/grey University Yoke. The yoke should be pulled up snug to your throat with no sagging or gapping (to do this reach around to the back and pull the end of the yoke down.) Remember to do this after you stand up and are moving through the diploma line before the picture station to get a good clean picture and the reader station where you will be live on video screen. Wanna look good!

Read more about the Academic Costume Code.

WSU Stole and Cord


 

Non-Pullman Campus Students

  • Off campus students planning to attend the Pullman Commencement ceremonies will be able to order regalia online directly through Herff Jones beginning Thursday, October TBA, 2020 through November TBA, 2020.
  • November TBA, 2020 is the last day to order regalia.
  • All rentals must be returned to the Bookie (located in the CUB) by 5PM on Friday, December TBA, 2020.
  • The Bookie is open 9AM to 5PM on Saturday, December TBA; 11AM to 4PM Sunday, December TBA; and 7:30AM to 6PM on Monday, December TBA. All regalia, including university yokes, need to be returned no later than 5pm Friday, December TBA.
  • Have questions about your cap and gown order? Contact The Bookie at (509) 332-2537 or wsubookie.graduation@gmail.com.
  • The Bookie is located inside the Compton Union Building (CUB) on the Glenn Terrell Mall (The Bookie Map)
  • Undergraduates and Masters will keep the cap and tassel.
  • Male Candidates remove academic caps during the posting of the colors and national anthem.
  • Master’s, MBA, Doctor of Pharmacy, and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree candidates wear the university yoke underneath the master’s or doctoral hoods.
  • Tassels are to be worn on the right side for all graduates.
  • Read more about the Academic Costume Code