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Commencement Regalia

Caps and gowns for each School and College are sold at the UTA Bookstore.

In accordance with tradition, all participants in commencement ceremonies are expected to arrive at the ceremony in full academic regalia. Appropriate business attire should be worn underneath the gowns.

Bachelor’s degree graduates must purchase or order their cap and gown no less than one month prior to commencement. This will ensure that your custom tassel arrive in time for the ceremony and that your regalia correctly fits. Although the bookstore maintains a stock of Bachelors regalia, correct size availability cannot be guaranteed for late orders.

Master’s degree graduates must purchase their cap, gown, tassel and hood at the UTA bookstore. Please purchase your regalia no later than one month prior to the commencement. This will ensure that your custom tassel arrive in time for the ceremony and that your regalia correctly fits. Although the bookstore maintains a stock of Masters regalia, correct size and academic color availability cannot be guaranteed for late orders.

Graduates may also purchase the official Maverick Ring.

Keep in mind that caps, gowns and tassels must be ordered 6 weeks in advance of commencement or you'll be charged a late fee and on-time arrival is not guaranteed.