Regalia & Tickets

Tickets are not needed for the Robert H. Smith School of Business Commencement. Regalia can be purchased at the University Book Center and cannot be rented. To purchase your cap and gown, which is sold as a complete package, please contact the University Book Store via phone 301-314-7839 or in person at their location in the STAMP. For Shady Grove students, regalia is also available in the SG Bookstore.

Regalia can be purchased from the University Book Center during the Spring 2014 Grad Fair, March 11th through the 13th. The Grad Fair is 10 a.m. -6 p.m., but you can also purchase your regalia during the bookstore’s regular operating hours of 9 a.m.-7 p.m.


Please note that regalia orders take approximately 8 weeks to process and receive. The correct hood color and size will NOT be guaranteed on orders placed after April 1st, 2014.

The following items are required and sold as a package:

  • Cap
  • Gown
  • Departmental hood
    (Smith School students should expect to get a gold collared hood reflecting their Bachelor of Science degree or a light brown hood for their MBA. The white collared hood is for the students earning a Bachelor of Arts.)
  • Stole of gratitude
  • Tassel with official medallion

You will also receive 10 announcements (not invitations). If you wish to order additional announcements, contact the book center. All purchases must be made in person.

Please Note: Tickets for the Smith commencement ceremonies are not required; however, tickets are required for  the campus-wide commencement ceremony. Graduates will receive up to five tickets each and can pick them up at the Comcast Center will call window Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. beginning May 5. Students will be asked to show their student identification card. Graduates must also pick up their processional ticket. Each graduate will be asked to present their processional ticket at graduation. This ticket is available with the other tickets at the Comcast Center.