Caps & Gowns

Academic dress (regalia) is a traditional black cap and gown. Academic regalia is required for your participation in the commencement ceremony and can be ordered beginning February 26, 2014.


On-campus students can begin purchasing academic regalia at the two-day Commencement Fair scheduled for February 26 and February 27, 2014 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm in the Loker Student Union.

Off-campus students can begin to order their academic regalia on February 27, 2014 from the University Bookstore or online at this link:


Bachelor's Unit: $57

Master's Unit: $61

Doctoral Unit: $70

The last day for faculty to rent regalia for Commencement is April 11, 2014.

Note: Faculty processing in the President's Investiture Ceremony, the last day to rent regalia is April 1, 2014.

Any orders after the due date will incur shipping fees.

Please contact Jose Landaverde at the CSUDH Bookstore directly at (310) 243-3829 to reserve your regalia.


Additional Information

Students, Faculty and Staff: Please note that the bachelor's, master's and doctor's regalia unit includes the cap, gown and tassel.

You should take some care in choosing what you will wear under your gown. Your clothes and shoes will show under your gown; we recommend subdued colors and styles. Low-heeled shoes are strongly recommended for your comfort and safety.