Academic Regalia

Undergraduate and Graduate academic regalia (caps and gowns) is purchased in bulk by the UB Bookstore and does not need to be ordered individually. You can purchase your regalia directly from the UB Bookstore, located in the lower level of the John J. Cox Student Center. Please call 203‑576‑4804 before picking up your regalia.

Doctoral and faculty/staff academic regalia can be ordered using the following links:

Doctoral Regalia   Faculty & Staff Regalia

*Please note that the cost of regalia is not included in your graduation fee.

Important things to know:

Forms of payments include cash, Visa, or MasterCard. It is important to check your merchandise at the time of purchase. Each regalia order will include a 2023 tassel. All doctorate regalia are customized per graduate. Return Policy: Merchandise is non-refundable.

Cap & Gown Hood Total
Associate Degree $43.61 --- $43.61
Bachelor's Degree $43.61 $29.78 $73.39
Master's Degree $44.67 $31.91 $76.58
Doctorate Degree     $105.00
Rental Tam     $29.99

Academic degree colors and trim width for hoods list:

Degree Hood Color and Trim Width
Associate of Arts (A.A.) N/A
Associate of Science (A.S.) N/A
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Yellow 2"
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Dental Hygiene Lilac 2"
Bachelor of Science (B.S.N.) Nursing Apricot 2"
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) White 2"
Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) Dark Brown 2"
Bachelor of Music (B.M.) Pink 2"
Master of Science (M.S.) Yellow 3"
Master of Science (M.S.) Education Light Blue 3"
Master of Science (M.S.) Dental Hygiene Lilac 3"
Master of Science (M.S.) Physician Assistant Kelly Green 3"
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) Brown 3"
Master of Arts (M.A.) - EAPRS - Dark Blue 3"
Master of Public Health Salmon 3"
Sixth Year Education Light Blue 3"
Doctorate in Education (Ed.D.) Light Blue 5"
Doctorate in Philosophy Royal Blue 5"
Doctorate in Health Sciences (D.H.Sc.) Sage Green 5"

The satin lining of the hood represents academic institution attended; the school colors for University of Bridgeport are purple and white. Tassels on caps are worn on the right and are moved to the left when degrees are conferred.

Please call the bookstore at 203‑576‑4804 before picking up your regalia.

UB Bookstore

Richard Hebert, Manager
John J. Cox Student Center, lower level
Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Can't pick up your cap and gown in person? Prearrange to have it shipped.

If you will not be able to pick up your cap and gown in person, please arrange directly with the UB Bookstore to have your regalia mailed to you. This request must be made no later than April 1, 2023. Shipping and handling fees will be charged based of locations of shipment and date of initial request. Please call 203‑576‑4804 or email bookstore manager, Richard Hebert at rihebert@bridgeport.edu for more information.

A note about regalia extras:

Candidates will receive their honor cords or pins from honor societies that are recognized at University of Bridgeport from their respective colleges. Please reach out to your program director for more details.