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Caps, Gowns, Tassels, Hoods, Honor Cords
Regalia is an important piece of graduation and is required to participate in Commencement Ceremonies.
**ONLY WVSU approved Regalia is permitted**
Please see Regalia Rules and Policies on what is permitted.  
*Regalia orders are restricted to Graduates and Undergraduates completing a Degree Program. 



 Students still needing Regalia after deadlines, (did not order online.)

  • You may no longer order your own regalia via the Jostens website.
  • We will have extras available at the bookstore during the pick up window announced below.


For those obtaining Regalia at the bookstore, you will need to inform them if you are either picking up an online order previously placed or you are seeking Regalia so all pieces can be gathered. (Cap, Gown, Tassel, & Hood, if applicable.)

  • SEEKING REGALIA - (not previously ordered online) 

    • Your degree & major for appropriate gown type, and tassel colors, and hood for Master Degree students-  (you can double check by clicking the Degree Specific Information box below.

    • Your height & weight to size you accordingly. 

  • ONLINE ORDERS - Students with active orders ready for pick up (Free Ship to Bookstore Option) 

    • During pick up windows below, you need only give your name and inform the bookstore your regalia was ordered online.
      Everything should be packaged neatly with your name and specific degree Regalia items. 

Each student is limited to one Regalia package. 

PICK UP TIMES @ Bookstore


Bookstore TimeS 

M-THUR, December 4th- 7th, 2023 

9 am - 6 pm

Friday May 8th, 2023

9 am - 4:30 pm 


Honor Cords & Guest Ticket Pick Up 

Guest Tickets and Honor Cords can be picked up during the window below at the Office of the Registrar

PICK UP TIMES @ Office of the Registrar


Registrar Office Times 

M-F, November 27th- December 1st, 2023 

8:30am- 5pm

M-F, December 4th- 8th, 2023

8:30am- 5pm


  • Latin Honor Cords are provided to Undergraduate Students with a minimum overall GPA of 3.25 in the last completed term, (Spring 2023).
  • Click "Guest Ticket Information" for a quick link to Guest ticket details. You can also access the link under "Ceremony Information"  from the main Fall 23 Landing page

Previous Information Released:

Summer and Fall 2023 Degree Graduates: Regalia information and order links have been disbursed IF you applied for graduation. 
  • IF you applied for Graduation PRIOR to the start of the FALL 2023 term, the Regalia order link was sent to your WVSU email address. Please check as the deadline is just around the corner! 
  • IF you applied AFTER the start of the term the link is provided link within the application. Please see details within the Graduation Application.
    • After submitting the application, DO NOT CLOSE THE WINDOW, you will be greeted by a confirmation message with an important link for Graduation & Regalia.
      • Please read carefully. 
      • Click, copy & paste, or save the link as it will disappear once the window closes.
      • The provided link will take you to an important  link to order your regalia.
  • ​*We must receive an application in order to graduate and or receive Regalia.​
  • *Non-Degree Candidates should not attempt to order Regalia, doing so will result if full charge of the Regalia package to your student account.

*There is no cost of standard Regalia for degree completing students
  • Students are permitted One (1) Standard Regalia package. 
    • Students ordering additional Regalia will be charged full retail price and billed to your account.
  • Dual degree/major students can pick up an extra tassel available at the our New Graduation Celebration Event click for more details.



All orders MUST be completed before the order Deadlines below. 

  • The deadline is outside the University's control and is dependent on the length of time Caps, Gowns and other Regalia items take to make, and ship.

    • Regalia must be worn to participate in the Ceremony

DEADLINES By Ceremony Term 

                                                                                              Fall 2022                                  

*Ship to BookStore (FREE)                                               Sun., Oct. 01, 2023               
HomeShip (shipping charges apply)                                    Thurs., Nov. 16 , 2022    



Pick up for online regalia orders "SHIP to BOOKSTORE" 
Pick up will be available on October 26th from 11a.m. to 7p.m. in the Wilson Student Union at our new Graduation Celebration this Fall! 
Please mark your calender and plan to attend this important event to address all your final graduation needs. 



Faculty needing Regalia may click the links below for regalia options, we are working with Jostens for an online option and will update this site with the link once it is available. 


Please review the box links below for details on Regalia Policies as well as proper Degree/Major Regalia colors and items.


- WVSU partners with Jostens for a variety of graduation needs. ​​
*You can also find the Diploma dimensions for frames as well as honor cord information at the right of this page.

Return to Graduation Landing Page 

*Diplomas Dimensions 

Undergraduate 8.5 x 11 Landscape 
Graduate 14 x 11 Landscape 


Undergraduate students meeting minimum qualifications of latin honor, cum laude (3.25 GPA) and above the semester prior will receive an honor cord. 

Honor cords can be picked up during Graduation Celebration, see flyer below.

For more information on latin honor qualifications please refer back to the Requirements and Policies box or click here

*Graduate level students are required to maintain a 3.0, as such, have inevitably high GPA's.
Therefore graduate level students are not qualified for honors.

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