Cap & Gown, Academic Regalia

To participate in a Commencement ceremony, all graduates must wear appropriate academic regalia.

Members of religious orders or commissioned U.S. military officers may wear their customary habit or dress uniform. Regalia gowns may not be altered or decorated.

Caps & gowns are not available for purchase on Commencement day.

Cap & Gown, Tassels

Caps can be decorated but must not block the view of audience members behind the graduate. Purchase your cap and gown and tassel through UCI Alumni Association.

Cap and Gown Sales
Monday, November 7 - Monday, November 21, 2022 to ensure delivery prior to December 12.

Cap and Gown - UCI Cap and Gown

For questions regarding cap and gown, please email [email protected].


Fall Grad Expo 
November 17-18, 2022 (On site pickup)

Sashes & Stoles

University of California, Irvine graduation sashes and stoles representing UCI organizations or proclaiming a vocational aspiration may be worn with cap and gown. Wearing multiple stoles is permitted.

Recognitions of Achievement and Affiliation

Recognition cords, pins and medals awarded by UCI organizations and academic departments may be worn with cap and gown.