Academic Regalia

Academic regalia is required to participate in the commencement ceremony and can be purchased in-person or online from the University bookstore. We recommend that you purchase your regalia no later than Thursday, May 2 to ensure that you receive it in time.

Students must have a gown, hood, and cap/tassel or tam/tassel for the ceremony. Stoles and keepsake tassels are available for purchase but are not required.

What kind of regalia should I order?

    • Master’s in Professional Studies:
        • The hood is peacock blue.
        • The full set includes a gown, hood, tassel, and cap
    • Master of Arts in Liberal Studies:
        • The hood has a white velvet trim on the edges of a black hood.
        • The full set includes a gown, hood, tassel, and cap.
    • Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies:
        • The hood has a white velvet trim on the edges and is a shorter version of the master’s hood.
        • The full set includes a gown, hood, tassel, and cap.
    • Doctor of Liberal Studies
        • The hood has a wide band of white velvet on a black hood.
        • The doctoral gown has horizontal black velvet stripes on the sleeves.
        • The full set includes a gown, hood, tassel and cap.

If you have any questions about your regalia order, please reach out to scsgrad@georgetown.edu and we will help direct your question appropriately.

Want to know how to wear your regalia? Watch this video!

*Please note that the line-up card process will be facilitated differently from the video above. More information about what to expect when you arrive to your line-up room will be shared soon.

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