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Academic Regalia

Wearing academic regalia (cap and gown) is not required, but it is strongly encouraged of all graduates participating in Baccalaureate Service, Class Day, and Commencement ceremonies.

Grad Fair

Tuesday, March 8–Thursday, March 10 (11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m. daily) 

Purchase your cap and gown at Columbia University Bookstore during the Grad Fair!

Staff will be on hand to measure you and give advice about what size you will need.

Ordering Online

Bachelor’s degree students who wish to purchase regalia online can still order directly through Oakhall.

Order by Wednesday, April 27 if you would like your regalia to be shipped directly to you.


If you have questions regarding the purchasing of academic regalia, please contact the Columbia University Bookstore directly by calling 212-854-4131.

Countdown to Graduation

We look forward to celebrating the Columbia College and Columbia Engineering Class of 2022!

Engineering's Class Day ceremony will take place on Monday, May 16, followed by the College's ceremony on Tuesday, May 17.

Learn more about this year's ceremonies and celebrations.