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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 7–Thursday, March 9 (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. If you can't make it to Grad Fair, please feel free to order online or visit the Bookstore at another time to pick up your regalia.

Ordering Online

Bachelor’s degree students who wish to purchase regalia online can place orders from March 13 – April 12


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