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Cap & Gown, Announcements and Class Rings

Cap and Gown Ordering

There are three options for ordering your cap and gown:

  1. The Grad Fair on Tuesday, February 5 from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Franz Hall Lobby. 
  2. Jostens' representatives will be available on February 6 from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. in the Franz Hall Lobby.
  3. You can place your order online at Jostens.

There are no cap and gown fees for students.

*DNP and EdD degree candidates do not need to order their cap and gown. 

The last day to order regalia, without incurring a $15 late-order fee, is Wednesday, March 21, 2019.

Announcements and Class Rings

  • You may order your announcements and class rings at the Grad Fair on Tuesday, February 5, from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • You may also view announcements and place your order online at Jostens.

Cap and Gown Pick up

Available for pick up in the Chiles Center Hall of Fame Room:
  • Thursday, May 2, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Friday, May 3, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • And, in the Jostens Tent outside the Chiles Center one hour prior to each event that occurs in the Chiles Center on Saturday, May 4, and Sunday, May 5.

Important notes:

  • Your cap and gown is worn during the Baccalaureate Mass and Commencement. 
  • Students may keep their gowns, caps, and tassels as souvenirs of the event.
  • Be a part of the University of Portland tradition by wearing the Stole of Gratitude and presenting it to those who have made a significant difference in your life.
  • Honor Cords are distributed by individual schools/departments. Please contact your individual school/department for more information about Honor Cords. 

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