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Graduate Ceremony

Friday, May 9, 2014
9:00 a.m.
The Mullins Center

 

Regalia

On the day of the ceremony, a limited amount of Regalia will be available near the check-in tables, beginning at 7:00 a.m.

Master's Regalia
Available at the University Store, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. through 3:45 p.m., April 25 through May 6, 2014.
CAGS Regalia
Available at the University Store, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. through 3:45 p.m., April 25 through May 6, 2014.
Doctoral Regalia
Doctoral hoods are required for participation in the ceremony and can be purchased, after you have been cleared by the Graduate School, from the Graduate Student Service Center, 534 Goodell Building, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. through 4:45 p.m. from April 25 through May 6, 2014. Note: Doctoral hoods can be purchased only at the Graduate Student Service Center at a cost of $65 each. (VISA, MasterCard, checks and money orders are accepted.)
Optional Purchase/Rental of Doctoral Gowns
The Graduate School will provide you with a souvenir-quality doctoral gown when you purchase your doctoral hood. If you wish to purchase regalia suitable for professional academic use, contact Paula Thompson at paulat@aux.umass.edu or telephone the University Store at 413-545-2619. The deadline for purchasing regalia is March 26, 2014; the deadline for rentals is April 11, 2014.
Instructions for advisers and advisees on the doctoral hooding process