Option 1 – Purchase the Commemorative EdD regalia (gown, tam and hood): Price: $90+tax (2021 prices)
Option 2 – Purchase full doctoral regalia: Price: $1,014.75 plus tax (Graduates wishing to purchase their EdD regalia can contact Oak Hall directly at 1-800-223-0429). Candidates who wish to purchase doctoral apparel should still complete the web Registration/Order Form if they are planning to participate in the Commencement ceremony.
Veterans and Active Duty Military Graduate Tassels
Red, white and blue tassels are provided free for all graduates who are veterans or active-duty military. These special red, white and blue tassels can be worn in addition to your regular academic tassel or instead of your academic tassel.
Stole of Gratitude
These are given by the graduate to his or her parents, spouse, partner, family member or supporters in appreciation for all they have done to make the graduate’s success possible. Available in gold or purple. Cost: $32 plus tax
(Note: The Stole of Gratitude cannot be worn by graduating students at Commencement.)
Souvenir tassels and keyrings
Purple and gold souvenir tassels and key rings are available as keepsakes. These are not intended to be worn during the ceremony. Cost: $8 plus tax
Purple and gold status tassels have a larger, flashier pendant with the year of graduation and are intended as keepsakes. Cost: $10 plus tax
Additional tassels and hoods
Bachelor's candidates receiving a double degree may purchase an additional tassel for the second degree. Cost: $8 plus tax
Master’s candidates receiving a double degree may purchase an additional hood for the second degree. Cost: $28 plus tax
Undergraduate students who have earned baccalaureate honors (cum laude, magna cum laude, summa cum laude) or faculty honors may purchase an honor cord to wear at the ceremony. Baccalaureate honor cords are gold; faculty honor cords are purple. Ivory honor cords are also available for Global Honors students. Cost: $11 plus tax