Caps and gowns

Caps and gowns information

How do I order my cap and gown?

You order your cap and gown when you submit your graduation application to the registrar’s office (Weller Hall 106, Your height and weight are required on the form.

When are orders due?

Orders for gowns need to be placed by March 14th. After this date a late fee of $20 will apply. 

Where can I pick up my gown?

Your gown will be available beginning Monday, May 5, at the Concordia Bookstore. We suggest you pick your gown up as soon as you are able, try it on, and hang it up.

If you are coming in from out of town, we can hang your gown up for you. If you are not able to pick your gown up early, call Concordia Bookstore at 402-643-7400 and we will have it ready for you! You will still pick your gown up at the bookstore.

When will the bookstore be open on Friday and Saturday of graduation?

The bookstore hours will be 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, May 9, and from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 10.

What costs are involved?

The fee to buy the gown/hood is $60 (plus tax) for undergraduates and $70 (plus tax) for graduate students at the time of pick up. It is non-refundable. There is no rental option.

Can I keep my gown? What about the cap and tassel?

Yes. You may also keep your cap and tassel.