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Regalia (Cap and Gown)

Commencement Drive student with full regalia on campus

Purchase in-person at the UTSA Rowdy Campus Bookstore (Main Campus Only)

To purchase regalia in-person: Visit the Main Campus Bookstore. Regalia is available now. Bookstore hours are Monday-Thursday 10am-5pm and Friday 10am-4pm.

  • Regalia will be available through commencement.

Graduation Announcements

Graduation is a milestone and announcements give family and friends an opportunity to honor you. You can order announcements through Herff Jones.


First Gen Graduation Stoles

The Roadrunner Express store will be selling First Gen graduation stoles electronically. Students can place orders via the Roadrunner Express Online. Once students complete the order form, they will be contacted within 3-5 business days for processing of payment. 

The standard First Gen stole costs $40, and stoles with a design cost $45. Estimated shipping costs are $8.  Please note that the physical store location remains closed and First Gen stoles are available via shipping within the United States only. Please direct all questions to  studentunionbilling@utsa.edu

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

Bachelors and Masters graduate regalia can be purchased at HerffJones.com. PhD regalia can be rented at   HerffJones.com. Regalia ordered online will ship and arrive within 2-3 week.

April 11 is the final deadline to order regalia online.


2. Where do I get honors cords?

Honor cords will be distributed at the Student Union Information Desk. You will receive an email when they are available. If you are unable to pick up honor cords, please contact Graduation Coordination at graduationcoordination@utsa.edu.

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3. 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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4.  I am receiving a doctoral degree, how can I rent regalia for commencement?

PhD rentals are available to rent at HerffJones.com.

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5. I would like to purchase a custom PhD or EdD regalia, what are my options?

Contact the Rowdy Campus Store at 210-458-4220 for details.

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