Regalia

Bachelor's Degree

  • You will purchase a cap, gown, and tassel that are yours to keep after the ceremony.

Master's Degree

  • You will purchase a cap, gown, hood, and tassel that are yours to keep after the ceremony.

Ed.S. Degree

  • You will purchase a cap, gown, hood, and tassel that are yours to keep after the ceremony.

Doctoral Degree

  • Doctoral regalia is available to purchase or to rent.
  • Rented regalia must be ordered by May 1st and be returned by mail to Oak Hall by May 29th.
  • Purchased regalia is custom made and must be ordered no later than April 17th.

Faculty

  • For rentals, submit your order online. Rented regalia must be returned by mail to Oak Hall by May 29th.
  • For custom purchases, submit an order form via email by April 17th.

Regalia FAQ

Please feel free to contact the bookstore by phone at (617)521-2054 or by email with any questions regarding regalia, frames, rings or announcements.

What is the regalia made of?

The Simmons Bookstore is proud to offer Oak Hall’s line of eco-friendly caps and gowns made from 100 percent recycled plastic bottles. The regalia is made of fabric spun from molten plastic pellets, taking an average of 23 bottles to make each gown.

How does sizing work?

Gowns vary by height and caps are one size fits all. However, plus sizes and X-Large caps are available upon request.

What tassel do I need?

A navy tassel is to be worn at the ceremony, with souvenir tassels available in-store and online.

How do I know what hood that I need?

Hoods are worn by Master’s and Doctoral graduates and the colors are determined by your degree.