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Eastern Kentucky University

Office of the Registrar

Registrar 5 Caps, Gowns, and Other Regalia

Caps, Gowns, and Other Regalia

Graduation caps and gowns are required for all commencement participants. This is a recognition ceremony that is optional and candidates should be appropriately attired. Undergraduate students earning University honors will be provided with an honor sash. Approved honor societies may provide optional regalia for their members to wear at commencement. It is the student’s responsibility to attend GradFest in order to acquire the required regalia. Students should contact their honors societies regarding stoles, cords or pins.

Doctoral Students Only

If you would like to purchase Doctoral regalia, you will need to contact the EKU Barnes and Noble Bookstore at 859-622-2696. The deadline to purchase is April 1st, 2024. Visit here to rent Doctoral regalia.  Before you purchase or rent regalia, please confirm with the Graduate School that you are eligible to participate.

Office of the Registrar

521 Lancaster Avenue
Whitlock CPO 58, Room 239
Richmond, KY 40475-3102