Spring Commencement 2014
Wednesday, May 21 - SECU Arena
Thursday, May 22 - SECU Arena
Friday, May 23 - SECU Arena
Graduation Regalia Ordering
Attention Spring 2014 graduates! The University Store will host a graduation fair March 25 - 29.
At the grad fair prospective graduates will be able to place their order for graduation regalia (cap, gown, hood & tassel) with representatives from Oak Hall Cap & Gown available to provide custom sizing. You will also be able to order class rings and graduation announcements, as well as purchase TU souvenirs and diploma frames. The grad fair will be held on the University Union 1st floor lobby in front of the University Store.
Spring Commencement Tickets
Guest tickets for the Spring ceremony will be issued electronically. Please visit the University Commencement website for information on obtaining your guest tickets: e-Ticket Information
IMPORTANT: To be eligible for Spring Commencement tickets please note the following:
The graduation regalia consists of a gown, cap, tassel, and degree color hood. All gowns are black with the Stephen's Hall logo in gold on the lapel and mid-calf in length. Mortarboard caps and tassels are black. The caps are elasticized; one-size fits all.
Bachelor's Gown-The gown has a pointed, full sleeve.
Master's Gown-The gown has a distinctive sleeve design that is oblong in shape, and the sleeves are open at the wrist.
Doctoral Gown-The gown has bell shaped sleeves that are fitted at the wrist. The upper sleeve has three velvet-flocked bars or stripes. In place of a mortarboard cap, doctoral candidates will wear 4-pointed tams with a gold tassel.
Degree Hood-The degree level, as specified by the Academic Costume Code, determines hood dimensions. The gold and white satin lining represents Towson University colors. The velvet band color signifies the degree earned.
Student Regalia Pricing
Complete Bachelor's & Master's Gown: $65.00 + tax
Bachelor & Master Hood or Gown only: $32.50 + tax
Doctoral Gown, Tam & Tassel Rental: $40.00 + tax
To wear previously purchased regalia for the Spring 2014 Commencement, it must be approved by the Customer Service staff at the University Store and must meet the specifications set forth by the Office of the Provost. Approval must be granted by Friday, April 18 in order to be registered for & guaranteed guest tickets to the Spring ceremony.
Members of the military may wear their military dress uniform and members of religious orders may wear their religious attire in place of the academic regalia. To wear military or religious attire, notify the University Store at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, April 18 to register for the ceremony and receive Commencement tickets.
The University Store will begin accepting rental orders for faculty regalia for the Spring 2014 Commencement on Monday, March 3.
Faculty will be notified by phone or email when their rental regalia arrives.
For more information regarding the rental of academic regalia,
please email: email@example.com
Owning your regalia enables you to:
Faculty interested in purchasing academic regalia online:
Additional commencement information may be obtained at the following websites:
University Union Bldg., 1st Floor