Academic Regalia

Commencement at Bay Path

Ordering and Distribution:

Caps, gowns and hoods are required and provided for all degree candidates participating in Commencement exercises. Gowns are worn closed and caps are worn level (not tilted) with the tassel on the RIGHT side of the cap.

To order academic regalia, degree candidates must complete the online Application to Graduate form. If you intend to participate in the Commencement ceremony and have not ordered academic regalia, contact the Office of the Registrar immediately at

Your name must appear on the official Commencement roster and you must participate in the Commencement ceremony to receive a cap, gown, and hood. Once ordered, academic regalia may be picked up at the following campus locations between Monday, April 21 and Friday, May 9

Longmeadow Campus ~ Fleming Book and Gift Center, Blake Student Center

  • Monday – Thursday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Friday – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Saturday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Commencement Day – 9 a.m. – 12 Noon
Central Mass Campus ~ Administrative Offices

Burlington Campus ~ Administrative Offices

How to Wear Your Regalia