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 2019 will be held Monday, March 18, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. and Tuesday, March 19, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. in the Bovee University Center Rotunda. Students who purchase their cap and gown at Grad Fair will save $10.

Online Ordering
Caps and gowns may be ordered online at www.cmubookstore.com. Orders should be placed no later than Friday, April 19, 2019 to ensure on time delivery.

CMU Bookstore
Caps and gowns can be purchased at the CMU Bookstore Office from Monday, March 25, 2019 - Friday, May 3, 2019.

Commencement Weekend
Caps and gowns may be purchased in Rose 121 (located within the Events Center) on Saturday, May 4, 2019 from 7:30 a.m. - one hour prior to the ceremony start time.


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.