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Caps and gowns may be picked up in the lower level of the Colgate Bookstore during Commencement weekend.  The schedule for pickup hours are:

Friday, May 13:  10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Saturday, May 14:  10:00 am - 2:00 pm and 7:30 - 8:30 pm

Sunday, May 15:  11:30 a.m. in the tent by Payne Creek or in Reid Lobby in case of rain.

The cap is worn in all processions and during active participation in any of the exercises, such as the awarding of degrees. You should wear the tassel on the right at all times. Please return caps and gowns to the robing tent after the ceremony.  Failure to do so will result in billing fines.

Colgate Bookstore:
3 Utica St., Hamilton, at the main village intersection.
Phone: 315-228-7480

Bookstore Extended Hours:
Friday & Saturday: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Sunday: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Monday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.







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