Cap and Gown

Undergraduate and Graduate Students

The cost for undergraduate students is $60 (includes tax) for purchase of the cap, gown and tassel. The cost for graduate students is $85 (includes tax) for purchase of the cap, gown, hood and tassel. Prospective graduates have several opportunities to purchase their cap and gown for commencement.

Grad Fair

Grad Fair 2018 will be held Monday, October 29, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. and Tuesday, October 30, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. in the Bovee University Center Rotunda.

Online Ordering
Caps and gowns may be ordered online at www.cmubookstore.com. Orders should be placed no later than Friday, November 30, 2018 to ensure on time delivery.

CMU Bookstore
Caps and gowns can be purchased at the CMU Bookstore Office from Friday, November 2, 2018 - Saturday, December 15, 2018

Commencement Weekend
Caps and gowns may be purchased in Rose 121 (located within the Events Center) on Saturday, December 15, 2018 from 7:00 a.m. - one hour prior to the ceremony start time.

Doctoral Students

Doctoral candidates must make arrangements to rent or purchase their custom CMU academic apparel through the CMU Bookstore Office at 989-774-7490 or 800-283-0234. The cost for rental apparel is $90. Please contact the Bookstore for purchase price. Orders must be placed as soon as possible, but no later than Friday, October 12, 2018.


All graduates must wear proper academic regalia to participate in commencement. To maintain the dignity of the commencement ceremony, graduates may not attach any objects to their academic apparel that may detract from the meaning and importance of the occasion.

CMU Bookstore Office

Bovee University Center #202
103 E. Preston St.| Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
Website: www.cmubookstore.com | Email: gross1l@cmich.edu
Phone: 989-774-7490 or 800-283-0234
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


All information is subject to change. Please check back to this website periodically for the most up-to-date information.