• 2016 Commencement Weekend

  • Academic Regalia

    Academic Regalia

    Bachelor's (Undergraduate) Students

    Academic regalia is required to participate in Commencement.

    The easiest and most preferred way to order is to attend Grad Fair. You will be able to pick up and pay for your cap and gown at this event. Please note that you will save $15 by ordering through the bookstore and picking up at Grad Fair or at the bookstore directly.

    Price for Bachelor's: $44.99 (includes gown, cap, and tassel)

    Unable to attend Grad Fair?

    Orders placed after Wednesday, April 13 will need to be done through the Hamline University Bookstore. The deadline for the bookstore will vary, so graduates are encouraged to contact the Bookstore as soon as possible if they have missed the April 13 online deadline.


    Master's and Doctorate (Graduate) Students

    Academic regalia, including hood, is required to participate in Commencement.

    Price for Master's:
    Price for Doctorate: $99.99

    Between February and April 13,
    place orders online with Herff Jones. All online orders must be paid for at the time of order and will be shipped to the student's address of choice.

    After April 13, place orders with the Hamline University Bookstore. Regalia may be purchased and picked up through May 13.

    Please note: the online ordering deadline for cap & gown for graduate students has passed.  To order, please call the Hamline Bookstore at (651) 523-2270.

    Faculty and Staff

    The Hamline University Bookstore is working with Herff-Jones to provide faculty and staff with academic regalia for events throughout the year. If you do not own your own regalia, you will need to order it online.  The deadline for faculty regalia orders is April 15.

    Complete the faculty/staff Commencement RSVP form, then fill out the online regalia order form. For your regalia order, enter Hamline's customer number (22003943000) and order number (3733518).

    Please note: the online ordering deadline for faculty and staff regalia has passed.  To order, please call the Hamline Bookstore at (651) 523-2270.  If you plan to walk in commencement, but did not complete the RSVP form, please contact commencement staff at commencement@hamline.edu as soon as possible.  Faculty and staff who completed the RSVP by the April 13 deadline will have seats reserved for them at commencement.  

    Faculty and staff regalia pick up will be the week of May 16th-20th at the Hamline University Bookstore.  The bookstore is open that week Monday-Thursday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., and Friday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.   Please note that peak times for student book rental return are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.