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Doctoral Hooding & Master's Recognition Ceremony
Whether you are a first-time graduate, graduate student, parent or UC faculty member joining in the celebration, this will be a memorable day for you. Find details and information on the commencement website.
Graduates with Limited Mobility or Special Accommodations
All graduating students with limited mobility concerns or who require special accommodations should contact the Commencement Office at least two weeks in advance to receive additional information for the ceremony at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students participating in the Doctoral Hooding Ceremony must have official UC regalia. Doctoral students may choose between the "student elements doctoral regalia" (total package: $192.00) and the "fine quality doctoral regalia" (total: $778.00). ONLY officially licensed UC regalia is permitted to be worn for participation in the ceremony.
The deadline to order fine quality doctoral regalia is November 5, 2018, and the deadline to order student elements doctoral regalia is November 8, 2018.
Student Elements Doctoral Regalia
Purchase online at the Jostens UC webpage:
- Click on the right hand side "Graduation Caps & Gowns"
- Select Student Doctoral
- To purchase complete unit, select the first option and customize
- Height, weight, and head measurement (circumference in inches) is needed
- Ala carte options are available. Note: tams do not come with tassels, purchase separately
- Deadline for the fall ceremony is November 8, 2018
- The Josten’s website shows a black gown. This image is not accurate. ALL UC Doctoral gowns are red. If ordering a Student Elements Doctoral Regalia, this gown is red
- Gown is pictured on our website
- Total cost is $778.00
- Deadline to order is November 5, 2018
- Order by calling the UC Bookstore rep, Tabatha Adkins, 513-556-1291
- To access the Fine Quality Doctoral Regalia order form PDF, please click here.
All orders will be shipped directly to the student and usually ships within 5 weeks.
Please visit the Commencement website for information on purchasing master's regalia.