Regalia: Caps, Gowns...and more!

In order to participate in the ceremony, students must wear appropriate regalia. Anyone without regalia will not be allowed to walk in the ceremony.

Photo of UWF graduates

Caps, Gowns, Tassels and Hoods


To place an order for caps & gowns, please visit:

Shipping and Returns:

To arrange to have your pre-order for the May 2nd ceremony shipped to you, please visit:

If you choose to return your pre-ordered cap and gown, please visit:

Graduation regalia and accessories purchased in-store after June 4th, 2020 are not eligible for returns. 


Undergraduate students should wear the tassel on the right side of the cap. After all the undergraduate degrees are conferred, the President will ask students to participate in the traditional “changing of the tassel ritual” in which the tassel is moved to the left side of the cap. 

Graduate students should wear the tassel on the left side of the cap.


Find our most popular FAQs below or email us at if you still have questions!

I missed the deadline to preorder graduation regalia. How do I purchase my regalia?

Graduation regalia can be purchased at the UWF Bookstore in Pensacola, FL beginning April 20th.

When and where do I pickup my graduation regalia?

Your order will ship directly to the UWF Bookstore and be available for pickup beginning April 20th.

I’m an online student and need to have my graduation regalia shipped to me. How do I arrange shipping?

If you need to have your regalia shipped to you, please call the UWF Bookstore on or after December 2nd to speak to a sales associate and arrange shipping. No shipping orders will be taken until April 20th. We ship via FedEx with options for Ground $7.50, Two Day $13.50, and Overnight $18.00. 

I need to order an honor cord and stole; however, it is not available on the website. How do I order these items?

If you need to purchase stoles or honor cords, please visit the UWF Bookstore or call us at 850.474.2015 and speak to a sales associate. Stoles and cords are not available for purchase online. They will be available for purchase at Grad Fair (March 3rd and March 4th while supplies last) and beginning April 20th, 2020.

Where do I get the information packet and 3x5 name card?

Information packets will be included in your order or you can pick them up at the UWF Bookstore.

You will receive a 3x5 reader card when you arrive to line-up for Commencement. Information for the reader card will be taken from the RSVP form.

How and where do I get the commemorative medallion?

The commemorative medallion is purchased through Alumni Relations in Building 12.