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Caps, Gowns, Tassels, Hoods, Honor Cords for Students & Faculty
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. 

UPDATE: Regalia ORDER & PICK UP Information Available below

  • Faculty Regalia- please scroll to the bottom for information & options

ORDER LINKS AVAILBLE for Degree Candidates:

CHECK YOUR WVSU EMAIL (for applications prior to 1/19/24)


  • Regalia Information & ordering links have been emailed to students' WVSU email that have already applied for Spring Graduation (using the application below) prior to Friday, January 19th.
  • Links to order Regalia will not be posted online, all late applicants will be emailed the links seperately to confirm receipt of application. 

If you wish to particpate in the Spring 2024 Ceremony & receive required regalia; you must order your personal size and degree customization in links provided via email.

  • Please enter the correct height and weight to ensure proper fitting.

*There is no cost of standard Regalia,  for degree completing students see below 

  • Students are permitted One (1)Standard Regalia package, any additional Regalia ordered will be billed to your account. 

  • *Non-Degree Candidates (i.e. licenses and certificates) should not attempt to order Regalia, doing so will result in full charge of the Regalia package to your student account.

  • Dual degree/major students can pick up an extra tassel available at the Graduation Celebration Event!


Please see option details below:  view following options available to receive regalia:



!!CAUTION!! -Pay careful attention to the Degree type deadlines: Regalia is made to order; due to the addition of a hood for Masters, that deadline is sooner.

  • “STUDENT SHIP TO BOOKSTORE” - Standard Regalia & shipping to the Bookstore (in time for Graduation Celebration pickup)  is included at no cost and comes neatly packaged specifically for you.

    1. Graduate Degree : MASTERS Gown and Hood:


    2. Undergraduate: BACHELORS Gown & Tassel

      1.  DEADLINE: THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 29, 2024 

    3. PICKUP:  Graduation Celebration (see event details below):

      1.  Tuesday, March 26, 2024 -@- 12:30 a.m- 6 p.m. in Student Union

  • "STUDENT HOMESHIP" - Ships to your door. This option is for direct delivery to you, for an additional charge of shipping costs. This only includes the standard Regalia ascribed above. 

    1. Graduate Degree : MASTERS Gown and Hood:

      1.  DEADLINE: THURSDAY, APRIL 4, 2024 

    2. Undergraduate: BACHELORS Gown & Tassel

      1.  DEADLINE: THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 2024 

  • To purchase additional items; Rings, Announcements, etc. Click → JOSTENS box below

All orders MUST be completed before the order Deadlines ABOVE 

  • The deadlines are outside the University's control and 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



Early Regalia Pick Up Chance 

Pick up will be available​ at our new Graduation Celebration this Spring! 

Tuesday March 26 from 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Wilson Student Union

Join us in celebration of you and pick up your Reglia, ask questions, settle holds, etc.
Please mark your calender and plan to attend this important event to address all your final graduation needs in one stop! 


Post Celebration: Regalia will be available during the standard window during the week of finals leading into the Saturday Ceremony, specific dates TBA.



For those needing Regalia after the Celebration Event at the Bookstore (see availble times below), -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 


9 a.m. - 6 p.m.


9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


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 


8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.


8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.


  • Latin Honor Cords are provided to Undergraduate Students with a minimum overall GPA of 3.25 in the last completed term, (Fall 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 S Landing page


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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