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Order your cap and gown, beginning July 10

Come to the DU Bookstore in person, or order your cap and gown over the phone by calling (303) 871-3251.

Regalia Rental Pricing 
  • Undergraduate - $50
  • Graduate - $52
  • Doctoral - $55

Pick up your cap and gown starting on August 10

Visit the Bookstore to pick up your cap, gown, stole (for undergraduate students) and hood (for graduate students) up until the day of Commencement.

Bookstore hours:

  • August 10 and 11, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • August 12, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • August 14-17, 8:30 a.m.-6:30p.m.
  • August 18, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • August 19 (day of commencement) opens at 6 a.m.

Make sure you've completed all the items in the graduation checklist:

  1. Attend an exit interview with your student loan provider, if applicable.
    • Federal Direct or Stafford Loan counseling is online at StudentLoans.gov.
    • Federal Perkins Loan exit interview is with the Bursar's Office; call (303) 871-4901.
  2. Take the Career Services survey to tell us where you're headed next.
    • The U.S. Department of Education requires us to gather information about the post-graduation plans of all DU graduates. If you're graduating this spring, log in to Pioneer Careers and tell us about your post-graduation plans or update your status on the landing page. Your individual responses will be kept private.
  3. Visit the Bookstore to pick up your cap, gown, stole (for undergraduate students) and hood (for graduate students) up until the day of Commencement.
  4. Confirm your mailing address and verify your hold status on PioneerWeb.
  5. Arrive for the Commencement ceremony.
  6. Celebrate!

Return your cap and gown to the DU Bookstore immediately following the ceremony