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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.


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Caps, Gowns, Tassels and Hoods

Ordering

To place an order for caps & gowns, please visit: http://colleges.herffjones.com/college/uwf

The last day to order your cap and gown online is November 19th, 2021. Orders placed between 11/5-11/19 will incur rush shipping charges. People who pre-order save 25% on the price of cap and gown packages.

Please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery. An email with tracking will be sent to the email address provided on the order. All orders will ship directly to the address listed on the order.

For individuals who miss the deadline or would like to purchase individual items, they can purchase in-store starting November 22nd, 2021. Graduation products are non-refundable if purchased at the Bookstore. If purchased online, students will need to contact Herff Jones regarding returns and refunds.

Graduation products are non-refundable if purchased directly from the UWF Bookstore. Please direct all customer service inquiries regarding online orders to Herff Jones. The UWF Bookstore will not be issuing refunds for orders placed online. 

Email: herffjones.com/contactus 

Phone: 800.837.4235 

Online: herffjones.com/customer-service

Graduation Accessories

Stoles and honor cords can be purchased in-store or over-the-phone. We carry the following: Royal Stole of Appreciation, Gold Honor Cord, White BSN stole, and College Specific Stole.

When ordering special additions (stoles, pins, sashes, cords, hood colors, etc.) for graduation make sure you know the Academic Colors recognized for honor societies, organizations and graduate hoods at UWF. 

I do not see a cord or stole listed for my organization. Who do I speak to about that?

Please speak to the person in charge of your organization. If your organization would like to purchase cords or stoles from the UWF Bookstore, contact Michelle Bryant at mbryant2@uwf.edu.

What if I need to purchase individual items instead of the entire graduation regalia package?

Individual items (caps, gowns, hoods, tassels,etc.) are not available for order online.

Please visit the UWF Bookstore or call 850.474.2150 to place an order. Graduation regalia and accessories purchased in-store or over-the-phone are not eligible for returns.

Stole of Appreciation (All students)

 $  35.00

BSN Stole (Nursing students only)
College Specific Stole

 $  48.00

Gold Honor Stole (Must have a 3.5 GPA or higher)

 $  35.00

Gold Honor Cord (Must have a 3.5 GPA or higher)

$  15.00 

Souvenir Tassel Keychain (while supplies last)

 $  13.75

Tassels

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.

Dress Code

While there is no formal dress code, students should dress appropriately for this symbolic occasion. Students should not wear athletic shoes, flip flops, jeans, or shorts.