Get Ready for the Big Day

Use these resources to prepare for your special day.

Academic Regalia and Honors

Graduates marchingWhat to wear?

Black academic regalia may be purchased in person or online from the Husky Bookstore. Caps and gowns may be purchased from providers other than Husky Bookstore. 

Spring 2024 Ceremony: Click here to Order from Jostens

  • Orders placed for in-store pick up will need to be paid for in-store.
  • All upper division (Masters, PhD) graduates MUST preorder online.
  • Order Shipping to the Bookstore: Order Placement Deadline is February 18, 2024
  • Graduate (Master’s and Doctoral) Ship to Home: Order Placement Deadline is March 28, 2024
  • Undergraduate Ship to Home: Order Placement Deadline is April 11, 2024.

Undergraduate Student Regalia and Honors

Graduate Student Regalia and Honors

Guest Tickets

Each graduate will receive six tickets when they check in for their commencement ceremony the day of the event. Graduates will then be able to give those tickets to their family and friends. Seating is first come, first serve. There is no reserved seating.

International Guest Invites

International students wishing to invite family from outside of the United States may request a letter from the Center for International Studies.

Domestic students wishing to do the same may make their request by emailing to request an invite letter. 


Professional photographs will be taken at the ceremonies of your graduate and become available a few weeks after the ceremony date. 


At commencement graduates receive an empty diploma holder. Diplomas are sent by mail about eight weeks after graduation, after grades are finalized and your graduation is confirmed.

Participation in the commencement ceremony does not imply nor guarantee graduation.


Graduates wishing to have their name omitted from the commencement program and/or not released to media outlets need to contact the Office of Records and Registration at least eight weeks prior to the end of the semester.

Office of Records and Registration
In person: Administrative Services 118
Phone: (320) 308-2111

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