All university coursework requirements must be completed by the time of graduation. Your student account must be cleared with the university before your diploma will be mailed. This includes any outstanding Health Center charges, parking fines, library fines, etc. Check with the Office of the Bursar at 301.314.9000 to be sure that you have financial clearance. For more information regarding the graduation application and commencement honors, review the Undergraduate or Graduate catalog.
The University Book Center is the official supplier of commencement regalia for the university, with Oak Hall as the official provider. Cap and gown packages can be purchased at The University Book Center, located in the Stamp Student Union.
For information about class rings and announcements, visit www.balfour.com. Balfour representatives will be at Grad Fair to take orders and showcase the Maryland announcements and class rings.
Undergraduate and Master’s Degree Students
Undergraduate and master's degree students must purchase their regalia from the book center. The following items are required and sold as a package:
Graduates may purchase regalia packages at the University Book Center’s Grad Fair on October 11th. The undergraduate package will cost $138.98 and the graduate degree package will cost $149.98. If regalia is purchased after October 11th, pricing will be $149.98 for undergraduate packages and $159.98 for graduate packages. Regalia cannot be purchased online. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you live out of state and will need regalia shipped to you. Items may be shipped for an additional $18.95. If you have questions, contact the University Book Center at 301.314.9231.
Doctoral students may rent or buy their regalia. If you choose to rent your regalia, it must be picked up from the book center (shipping is not available). The cost to rent regalia is $220.98 and the cost to purchase regalia is $1,034.98. To order or rent regalia visit the University Book Center.
Diplomas will be mailed several weeks after graduation.
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