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Cap & Gown

Graduate cap and gown ordering is now available.

Cap & Gown Purchasing

The prices for the regalia packages are:
  • ​Bachelor Package $66.98 plus tax
  • Master Package $100.98 plus tax
  • Doctor Package $124.98 plus tax
Regalia must be purchased through the Herff Jones ordering site​. Graduates can opt to have regalia shipped to campus (for free) or shipped home (for $13.95). Regalia shipped to campus must be picked up at the Commencement Pickup event for your college. See below for the Commencement Pickup schedule. Please be aware that tickets and reader card will not be shipped to students who opt to have regalia shipped.

The deadline to RSVP to commencement and purchase regalia is April 12 for the College of Law and April 26 for all other colleges.

After the ceremony, students may keep their cap and gown. Our vendor uses environmentally-friendly fabric to manufacture DePaul's regalia packages. ​

If you have questions or concerns about cap and gown affordability, or the cost of the cap and gown may prevent
you from participating in the commencement ceremony, please contact the Office of Academic Events. All inquiries will be kept confidential.

Cap & Gown Appearance​

DePaul Robes 
Regalia style corresponds with the degree level and type. For a list of DePaul's degree colors used for tassels and/or hood trim, please visit the Academic Dress page​. Students are allowed to decorate their cap. Stoles and cords may be worn and are given by some colleges or honor societies. Please inquire with your college or honor society if they offer materials for graduation. Additional stoles and cords are available for purchase through Herff Jones​

Commencement Pickup Event  

At Commencement Pickup, you will receive important information needed for commencement day:
  • Get involved with Career Services and Alumni Relations.
    • Learn how to obtain a legacy cord.
  • ​Meet with your College Representative to obtain your reader card and day of ceremony details.
  • Pick up your six (6) guest tickets (except for Law)
  • Pick up your cap and gown (if you chose the campus pickup option upon ordering).
  • Get your photo taken by ​GradImages. If you had your cap and gown shipped to your home,​ remember to bring it with you for photos. A diploma cover prop will be available at the photo shoot.

Commencement Pickup Schedule ​

​Law​ Commencement Pickup

​Wednesday, May 17 & Thursday, May 18
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
DePaul Center, Concourse Level
1 E. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604

June Commencement Pickup

​Wednesday, May 31 & Thursday, June 1
10:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
DePaul Center, Concourse Level
1 E. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604
    • College of Communication
    • Driehaus College of Business
    • Jarvis College of Computing and Digital Media
    • Kellstadt Graduate School of Business
    • School of Continuing and Professional Studies​
Tuesday, June 6 & Wednesday, June 7
10:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Lincoln Park Student Center, 120AB
2250 N. Sheffield Ave., Chicago, IL 60614
    • ​College of Education
    • College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
    • College of Science and Health
    • School of Music
    • The Theatre School