Regalia

Lewis & Clark Graduate School Commencement
Sunday, June 6, 2021

Master’s and Educational Specialist candidates: 

  • This year the Graduate School will supply regalia for all degree candidates. However, students must submit a Jostens order on the Jostens Lewis & Clark website and supply height, weight, and academic program in order to receive regalia. Order deadline for 2021 is March 26th. 
  • The regalia will be shipped to the home address provided and may be in photos for the virtual ceremony, as well as the in-person celebration.
  • Regalia is yours to keep or it can be donated after the commencement ceremony.

Doctoral candidates:

  • Contact the Graduate Registrar’s Office to order your regalia.
  • Your regalia will be shipped to the registrar’s office and available for pick-up in May (TBD).
  • Your regalia must be returned following the event.

Regalia Adornments

Wearing:  Please wear your cap (tassel to the left). Put hood on over head with velvet side up and with small tapered end in front. If hood has a cord and button, attach the hood neck cord over shirt button before closing gown, to prevent hood from riding against neck. Obtain assistance to secure cord across the back to keep the back of hood together.

Native American Students—Honoring Unique Tribal Culture

American Indian and Alaska Native students may wear regalia adornments that honor their unique tribal culture. Adornments may include eagle feathers or other culturally significant items. 

Honor Cords

Honor cords may be provided by professional organizations or academic societies in a student’s field-of-study to indicate active participation by and membership of the student. Students should contact these organizations directly to inquire about the availability and ordering of honor cords. Honor cords do not denote GPA recognition.

Americana Cords

Americana cords are provided by the graduate school to students who have served as members of the U.S. Armed Forces. Contact the Graduate Registrar’s office for details.

Stoles, Professional/Academic and Heritage

Students may choose to wear stoles offered by professional organizations or academic societies in their field-of-study. Students should contact these organizations directly to inquire about the availability and ordering of professional stoles.

Students may choose to wear stoles reflecting their cultural heritage, sexual orientation, or religious affiliation. Heritage stoles can be ordered by students through a variety of vendors including PrideSash.