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CAPS AND GOWNS

All students participating in Commencement must purchase cap and gown in advance of the ceremony. Caps and gowns will be available for purchase in early April.

STUDENT CAPS AND GOWNS

All students participating in Commencement must purchase cap and gown in advance of the ceremony. Caps and gowns will be available for purchase beginning in early April

Students in the College of Dentistry, College of Medicine, and College of Pharmacy will receive information from their college regarding academic regalia.

All other students should use the bookstore that services their college.

UIC Medical Bookstore, UIC Student Center West, (312) 413-5550

  • College of Applied Health Sciences
  • College of Nursing
  • School of Public Health

UIC Bookstore, UIC Student Center East, (312) 413-5500

  • College of Architecture and the Arts
  • College of Business Administration
  • College of Education
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
  • Jane Addams College of Social Work

Prices for regular retainable student caps and gowns are as follows:

  • Bachelors - $30.95
  • Masters - $55.95
  • PhD - $82.95
  • Doctoral - $82.95
  • MD - $128.95 (includes Tam)

Academic regalia consists of the following

Bachelor: blue cap, blue gown, tassel (see below for tassel colors)
of Science: gold tassel
of Arts: white tassel
of Social Work: white tassel

Master: blue cap, blue gown, tassel and hood indicative of college (see below for tassel and hood colors); hood is lined with flame and indigo
Ph.D.: red cap, red gown, gold tassel, and indigo hood lined with flame and indigo
Doctor (excluding PhD): black cap, black gown, tassel and hood indicative of college (see below for tassel and hood colors); hood is lined with flame and indigo.

Tassel and hood colors for Masters and Doctors:

Applied Health Sciences Green and Gold
Architecture and the Arts Brown
Business Administration Royal Blue
Dentistry Lilac
Education Light Blue
Engineering Orange
Health Professions Education Gold
Liberal Arts and Sciences White
Medicine Green
Nursing Apricot
Pharmacy Olive
Public Administration Peacock Blue
Public Health Salmon
Social Work Citron
Urban Planning Peacock Blue

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Prices for special student retainable Regalia are as follows:

UIC Special Student Retainable Regalia

College of Medicine MD graduates:
Black doctoral gowns with green velvet panels and chevrons
Green tassel
Hood is green velvet exterior lined with UIC's red and blue fabric on a black shell
Black 6 corner Wasserstein tam

COST - $128.95


College of Applied Health Science Graduates: Doctor of Physical Therapy
Black doctoral gowns with black velvet panels and chevrons
Teal tassel
Hood is teal velvet exterior lined with red and blue fabric on a black shell
Black mortar board cap

COST - $82.95


College of Applied Health Science Graduates: Doctor of Occupational Therapy
Black doctoral gowns with black velvet panels and chevrons
Teal tassel
Hood is teal velvet exterior lined with red and blue fabric on a black shell
Black mortar board cap

COST - $82.95


College of Nursing: Doctor of Nursing Practice
Black doctoral gowns with biack velvet panels and chevrons
Apricot tassel
Hood is apricot veivet exterior lined with UIC's red and blue fabric on a black shell
Black mortar board cap

COST - $82.95


College of Dentistry: Doctor of Dental Science (including International DDS)
Black doctoral gowns with black velvet panels and chevrons
Lilac tassel
Hood is lilac velvet exterior lined with red and blue fabric on a black shell
Black mortar board cap

COST - $82.95


College of Dentistry: Post­Docs
These orders will be for retainable regalia indicative of the school where they earned their PhD

COST - $82.95


College of Education: Ed.D Graduate Regalia
Black doctoral gowns with biack velvet panels and chevrons
UIC College of Education blue tassel
Hood is UIC College of Education blue velvet exterior lined with UIC's red and blue fabric on a black shell
Black mortar board cap

COST - $82.95


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