Commencement

The University of Mississippi

Cap and Gown Information

When do I need to order my cap and gown?

Bachelor’s Degree Candidates: Be sure to order your commencement regalia (cap and gown) with the Ole Miss Bookstore no later than April 22, 2017.  Go by the Bookstore and place your order or visit gradsupply.com/university-of-mississippi.  The cost for the rental of your regalia is $48.15 which includes tax. If you order by email, please include your name, height, chest size, degree information, debit/credit card number and the expiration date.  The Bookstore will not take credit card information over the phone.  Final order date:  April 22, 2017. Late fee assessed.

Master’s/Specialist’s Degree Candidates: Be sure to order your commencement regalia (cap, gown, and hood) with the Ole Miss Bookstore no later than April 22, 2017.  Go by the Bookstore and place your order or visit gradsupply.com/university-of-mississippi. The cost for the rental of your regalia is $88.65 which includes tax.  If you order by email, please include your name, height, chest size, degree information, debit/credit card number and the expiration date. The Bookstore will not take credit card information over the phone.  Final order date:  April 22, 2017. Late fee assessed.

Doctoral Degree Candidates: Be sure to order your commencement regalia (cap, gown, and hood) with the Ole Miss Bookstore no later than April 22, 2017.  Go by the Bookstore and place your order or visit gradsupply.com/university-of-mississippi. The cost of rental for your regalia is $96.30 which includes tax.  If you order by email, please include your name, height, chest size, degree information, debit/credit card number and expiration date. The Bookstore will not take credit card information over the phone.  Final order date:  April 22, 2017. Late fee assessed.

You may also order invitations through Herff-Jones, sponsor of the Grad Fair that will be held in the Student Union on March 7th, 8th, and 9th.  The times of the Grad Fair will be:  Tuesday, 10:00-4:00 p.m.; Wednesday, 10:00-6:00 p.m.; Thursday, 10:00-4:00 p.m.  If you would like to order your invitations on line, the website is: www.herffjones.com/our-products/graduation/graduation.

Law School Graduates:  Order your cap and gown at the law school on Thursday, Feb. 22 from 9:00-1:00 p.m. and Friday, Feb. 23 from 12:00-4:00 p.m.  You can also order during the main campus Grad Fair on March 7-9 in the student union.

Beginning April 8, a late fee of $50.00 is charged for all Commencement regalia orders.  The final day to order regalia is April 22, 2017.

When and where do I pick up my cap and gown?

The week of Commencement, the Vendor for cap and gowns will observe the following hours:

  • Wednesday, May 10, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum
  • Thursday, May 11, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum
  • Friday, May 12, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum
  • Saturday, May 13, 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. in the Ole Miss Bookstore at the Jackson Avenue Center

TO ALL DEGREE CANDIDATES:                                   

Attendance at Commencement is required for those students who apply to graduate in May and August. In the event that you are unable to attend, your degree will be awarded in absentia.

Bachelor’s Degree Candidates:

Be sure to order your commencement regalia (cap and gown) with the Ole Miss Bookstore no later than April 22, 2017to avoid a late fee of $50.00. The cost for the rental of your regalia is $48.15 which includes tax. If you have any questions about ordering your cap and gown, please visit gradsupply.com/university-of-mississippi or call 662-915-5894. If you are a Regional Campus Student, please make sure you let the Bookstore know what campus you will pick up your regalia.

Master’s/Specialist’s Degree Candidates:

Be sure to order your commencement regalia (cap, gown, and hood) with the Ole Miss Bookstore no later than April 22, 2017, to avoid a late fee of $50.00. The cost for the rental of your regalia is $88.65 which includes tax. If you have any questions about ordering your cap and gown, please visit gradsupply.com/university-of-mississippi or call 662-915-5894. If you are a Regional Campus Student, please make sure you let the Bookstore know what campus you will pick up your regalia.

Doctoral Degree Candidates:

Be sure to order your commencement regalia (cap, gown, and hood) with the Ole Miss Bookstore no later than April 22, 2017, to avoid a late fee of $50.00. The cost for the rental of your regalia is $96.30 which includes tax. If you have any questions about ordering your cap and gown, please visit gradsupply.com/university-of-mississippi or call 662-915-5894. If you are a Regional Campus Student, please make sure you let the Bookstore know what campus you will pick up your regalia.

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT COMMENCEMENT WILL BE SENT IN LATE APRIL VIA YOUR OLE MISS EMAIL ACCOUNT.