Academic Regalia

All regalia orders (cap/gown/tassels) must be placed through Jostens.

Order Regalia

Caps and gowns*

Deadline for ship to the UB Bookstore orders

Regalia Deadline
Bachelor’s/Master’s/Doctoral Wednesday, March 13, 2024
Associate Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Deadline for ship to home orders

Regalia Deadline
Bachelor’s/Master’s/Doctoral Thursday, March 28, 2024
Associate Thursday, April 11, 2024

* 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 2024 tassel. All doctorate regalia are customized per graduate. Return Policy: Merchandise is non-refundable.

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
Wahlstrom Library, garden level
Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

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.