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 2017 will be held Monday, October 23, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 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, December 1, 2017 to ensure on time delivery.

CMU Bookstore
Caps and gowns can be purchased at the CMU Bookstore Office from Friday, October 27, 2017 - Saturday, December 16, 2017.

Commencement Weekend
Caps and gowns may be purchased in Rose 121 (located within the Events Center) on Saturday, December 16, 2017 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 CMU Bookstore Office hours are 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday. Orders must be placed as soon as possible, but no later than Friday, October 13, 2017.


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 occassion.

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.