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UTSA Presidential Seal

The Inauguration of Taylor Eighmy

The Sixth President of The University of Texas at San Antonio

Information for Faculty

Academic Attire

All UTSA faculty participating in the ceremony processional are expected to wear academic regalia. A room and coat check area will be available for robing and for storing your personal belongings during the ceremony.

Regalia Rental

The Rowdy Campus Store is available for faculty academic regalia. Orders for renting academic regalia must be placed no later than Friday, March 9, 2018, to guarantee delivery for use in the Inauguration Ceremony. Rowdy Campus Store customer service personnel will be happy to assist faculty in this process.

Rowdy Campus Store hours of operation:

Please contact us at ext. 4220 with any special needs or questions.

Master Rental Fee* Doctoral Rental Fee*
Cap, Gown, Tassel
(Traditional Black)
$38.25 (Masters Only)
Gown and Tam w/tassel
(Traditional Black)
(Doctoral Only) $67.50
Hood $31.50 $36.50
Cap Only $7.00 (Masters Only)
Gown Only $26.00 $30.50
Black Tassel $5.25 (Masters Only)
8-sided Tam w/gold tassel (Doctoral Only) $37.00
*All rental fees must be paid when the order is made


Processional line-up will begin at 2 p.m. Faculty should arrive at the Convocation Center no later than 2:15 p.m. Ceremony begins at 3 p.m. and is expected to conclude by 4:15 p.m.


All ceremony participants and guests are invited to a reception on the East Lawn adjacent to the Convocation Center immediately following the ceremony.

For questions, please contact: