Commencement

Graduation Regalia FAQs

1. How do I purchase regalia (cap, gown, tassel) for commencement?

  • Bachelors and Masters graduate regalia can be purchased during Grad Fest or online for a limited time at HerffJones.com.
  • PhD and EdD regalia can be rented during Grad Fest or online for a limited time at HerffJones.com.
  • If you missed Grad Fest, regalia can be purchased beginning Wednesday, Dec 6th through commencement at the Rowdy Campus Store on the UTSA Main Campus.

2. I pre-ordered my regalia online/during Grad Fest, when and where do I pick it up?

  • Regalia pre-ordered/purchased during Grad Fest at the UTSA Main Campus can be picked up at the Rowdy Campus Store beginning Tuesday, Dec 5th.
  • Regalia pre-ordered/purchased during Grad Fest at the UTSA Downtown Campus can be picked up at the UTSA Downtown Bookstore beginning Tuesday, Dec 5th.
  • Regalia purchased through the Herff Jones website can be picked up at the Rowdy Campus Store beginning Tuesday, Dec 5th.

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3. I was unable to attend Grad Fest and unable to pre-order my regalia, what can I do?

Beginning Wednesday, Dec 6th through commencement, everything you need will be available for purchase at the Rowdy Campus Store on the UTSA Main Campus.

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4. Where do I get honors cords?

Honors cords can be picked up at the Graduation Coordination table at Grad Fest (Main Campus and Downtown).

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5. Why are there different color tassels for master’s degrees?

Each major discipline has its own tassel color as designated by the American Council on Education (ACE) and its Academic Costume Code.

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6. I am receiving a doctoral degree but was unable to attend Grad Fest, how can I rent regalia for commencement?

PhD rentals will be available to rent beginning Wednesday, Dec 6th at the Rowdy Campus Store on the UTSA Main Campus.

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7. I would like to purchase a custom PhD or EdD regalia but I missed the purchase deadline, what are my options?

If you miss the purchase deadline, you may rent PhD regalia at the Rowdy Campus Store on the UTSA Main Campus beginning Wednesday, Dec 6th.

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