Caps and Gowns

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.

Caps and gowns, along with commencement guest tickets, can be picked up at the Colgate Bookstore on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday of senior week (May 13, 14, & 15.) Students MUST present their Colgate ID and sign for their tickets and regalia. NO ONE WILL BE ALLOWED TO PICK UP ANOTHER STUDENT’S GRADUATION REGALIA OR TICKETS. There will be no Sunday pick up for gowns or tickets.

Bookstore hours for ticket and regalia pick-up:

Thursday, May 13, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday, May 14, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday, May 15, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.