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Finals Weekend

Caps and Gowns

Complimentary Academic Regalia

Complimentary caps and gowns are available for bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree candidates. With a valid photo ID, you can pick up your cap and gown from the UVA Bookstore in Spring 2018. The schedule is provided below.
 
Fourth Year Week: Dates TBD
 
Graduate Grad Fair (for master's and doctoral degree candidates): Dates TBD
 
Finals Week (for bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree candidates): If you are unable to pick up your cap and gown during Fourth-Year Week or the Graduate Grad Fair, you may pick up your regalia at the following times:
  • Wednesday, May 16 - Friday, May 18:  9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 19:  7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, May 20:  7 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.           
These complimentary "one-way" caps and gowns do not need to be returned after the ceremony; they may be retained as keepsakes
 

Doctoral Students Only

Doctoral students also have the option of renting their academic regalia or purchasing it:

Rental Regalia: The deadline to place an order for rental regalia and/or a rental doctoral hood is TBD. The order form will be available here.

Purchased Regalia: The deadline for purchasing academic regalia is TBD. The order form will be available here.

Please contact the UVA Bookstore, (800) 759-4667, with questions regarding renting or purchasing academic regalia.  

Darden, Law, and Medicine Students

Darden, Law, and Medicine degree candidates will pick up their caps and gowns at their respective schools. Students will be notified by their respective school of the dates and times to pick up and return caps and gowns. Should you have questions, please contact the following school representatives: