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Order Your Cap and Gown

One step closer to making it official.

Receiving your cap and gown is an exciting part of reaching this milestone! Before you order cap and gown, there are several steps you need to take to officially apply for graduation.

Ordering Updates


Order your cap and gown for Commencement 2021 between now and April 1.

Undergraduate degree recipients and master's degree recipients will receive custom University of Hartford "keeper" gowns, which do not need to be returned. These gowns with University of Hartford seals embroidered in red are manufactured from recycled plastic bottles. Doctoral candidates will receive custom rental gowns with hood and keeper tam. All graduates will be given a degree-specific color tassel with a University of Hartford "H." Souvenir red-and-white tassels with the 2021 date may be purchased as an option for $8 each. Honor cords may be purchased by eligible graduates only (GPA of 3.25 and above) for $10 each.

Graduates will choose one of two ways to receive their cap and gown:

Pick your regalia up on campus at times to be announced later this spring.

Choose to have your regalia shipped to your home (fee applies as noted below)—
Undergraduates and master's candidates: $7.95
Doctoral candidates (includes return shipping label to return rental): $12.95