Cap & Gown, Academic Regalia

To participate in Commencement ceremonies, all graduates must wear appropriate academic regalia.

Members of religious orders or commissioned U.S. military officers may wear their customary habit or dress uniform. Regalia gowns may not be altered or decorated.

Caps & gowns are not available for purchase on Commencement day.

Sashes & Stoles

University of California, Irvine graduation sashes and stoles representing UCI organizations or proclaiming a vocational aspiration may be worn with cap and gown. Wearing multiple stoles is permitted.

Recognitions of Achievement and Affiliation

Recognition cords, pins and medals awarded by UCI organizations and academic departments may be worn with cap and gown.

Cap & Gown, Tassels

Caps can be decorated but must not block the view of audience members behind the graduate. 

Purchase your cap and gown and tassel at UCI Alumni Association’s GradExpo.

May 1-4, 2018

10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Newkirk Alumni Center