Cap and Gown Distribution
Graduate students have two options for obtaining their caps and gowns:
Option 1. Graduate students are able to order their cap and gown online and have it shipped. Shipping fees apply. Online orders must be placed by March 20. Online orders are processed through the Commencement Registration Form that will be emailed from firstname.lastname@example.org.
Option 2. Cap and Gowns are also available for all graduate candidates at the Graduation Fair on April 21, 2020 in the Villanova Room, Connelly Center (no fee). The Fair will be held from 10 a.m. -7 p.m.
Graduate students wishing to pick up their Cap, Gown, parking passes and tickets to the Graduate University Ceremony in person at the Graduation Fair, must fill out the Commencement Registration Form that was emailed from email@example.com. The form must be filled out by March 20.
Villanova University uses a navy blue cap and gown for its Commencement activities.
There is no fee for academic attire. Graduate students have a small fee for shipping their academic attire.
Keep Your Cap and Gown
Graduates will keep all academic attire at the conclusion of the ceremony.
What Is The History Behind The Cap and Gown?
History of the Academic Costume and Ceremony provided by the American Council on Education.