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Academic Regalia

Academic regalia (cap and gown) is required of all graduates participating in Baccalaureate Service, Class Day, and Commencement.

Ordering

For bachelor's degree candidates, it is not necessary to pre-order academic regalia.

The Columbia University Bookstore will hold its annual Grad Fair March 8-10, 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the basement of Lerner Hall. Students should make arrangements to purchase a cap and gown at the Grad Fair. Bookstore staff will be on-hand to assist with measurements and sizing.

Students who were unable to attend the Grad Fair may purchase a cap and gown by visiting the Bookstore during regular business hours.

Cost

The cost for a cap, gown, and tassle for a bachelor's degree candidate is $57. Graduates may keep their academic regalia as a souvenir. Students may qualify for financial assistance to cover the cost of a cap and gown; eligible students will be notified.

Questions?

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

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