Cap and Gown Distribution
Graduate students will be able to order their cap and gown online and have it shipped. More information will be made available in November.
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.
Graduate Students DO NOT need to be measured ahead of time. Graduate students have the opportunity to have the items shipped to their home (shipping fee applies). Please use this link to place your order before March 19. Parking passes and tickets for the Friday University Ceremony will be inlcuded in the mailing.
Keep Your Cap and Gown
Graduates will keep all academic attire at the conclusion of the ceremonies.
What Is The History Behind The Cap and Gown?
History of the Academic Costume and Ceremony provided by the American Council on Education.