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Spring Academic Regalia

Undergraduates and Masters

  • Traditional caps and gowns are recommended.
  • 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). You will keep the cap and tassel.
  • Attend the Grad Fair (Date TBD)
  • Order your cap and gown directly online at Herff Jones.
  • Contact the Bookie at (509) 332-2537 or wsubookie.graduation@gmail.com if you have any questions.
  • Last day to order regalia for the Spring Ceremony – TBD.
  • All rentals must be returned to the Bookie (located in the CUB) by 5PM  Friday following the ceremony.  
  • The Bookie is open 8:00AM to 5PM on Saturday day of cermeony ; 9AM to 4PM on Sunday following the ceremony; 7:30AM to 5PM  Monday through Friday.
  • 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.
  • Rental prices for Doctoral regalia is $97.00 (to include crimson gown, hood and velvet tam).
  • Doctoral students planning to purchase custom regalia need to allow extra time for ordering (6 weeks). Last day for the August ceremony will be June 26. Contact the Bookie directly at 509-332-2537 ext 105 or 800-937-4978 or email at wsubookie.graduation@gmail.com.
  • Phd, EdD, and DNP candidates will wear the WSU Doctoral crimson gown and will be individually hooded during the ceremony.
  • Attend the Grad Fair (Date TBD)
  • All doctoral students must contact the Bookie to rent regalia.
  • Order other graduation products from Herff Jones.
  • The last day to order rental regalia for the May Ceremony – TBD.  
  • 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.
  • 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 Friday following the ceremony.
  • The Bookie is open 8:00AM to 5PM on Saturday day of the ceremony; 9AM to 4PM on Sunday following the ceremony; and 7:30AM to 5PM Monday through Friday..

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 gaping (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. Doctoral Students need to contact the Pullman Bookie directly at 509-335-2537 ext 105 or wsubookie.graduation@gmail.com.
  • The last day to order regalia for the Spring Ceremony – TBD.
  • All rentals must be returned to the Bookie (located in the CUB) by 5PM  Friday following the ceremony.
  • The Bookie is open 8AM to 5PM on Saturday day of ceremony;  9AM to 4PM Sunday day following the ceremony: and  7:30AM to 5PM Monday through Friday.
  • 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

 

Academic Regalia refund process for Spring 2020

If a student pre-ordered online:
Want a refund: The student will go to www.herffjones.com/collegereturns to get the refund.
Requested pick-up at The Bookie: Student can come into The Bookie and pick up, once we are open or they can email us wsubookie.graduation@gmail.com and we will ship it them free of charge. This is if the order was placed before March 12th. If the order was placed on or after March 12th we will expect that the student plans to pick it up at The Bookie.

If a student ordered online and requested it homeship:
Want a refund? The student will need to bring their gown package (gown, cap, tassel and yoke) into any of The Bookie locations (Pullman, Vancouver, Tri Cities or Spokane) or ship it to The Bookie in Pullman. Once we have the package and confirm it has not been worn we will email them a link to process the refund with Herff Jones.

If a student gets a gown package from The Bookie:
Once it leaves the store it is not able to be refunded. We will be extending homeship to July 13th.