Attire and Announcements

Cap and Gown

Candidates participating in commencement must wear appropriate attire. You may purchase regalia at the Falcon Shop four weeks prior to commencement or through Herff Jones. If you already have a cap and gown, please remember that it must be black. If it is not black, you will not be allowed to participate in the commencement ceremony. Tassels must be purchased at the Falcon Shop. The Falcon Shop is located in the University Center. Contact them at 715-425-3962 or

Graduate Students

  • Receiving a master's degree must also order a hood through the Falcon Shop.
  • Regalia must be pre-ordered by Nov. 1 for the fall ceremony and March 25 for the spring ceremony.
  • Please check with the Falcon Shop regarding the color of the hood for your degree.
  • Flowers and decorative jewelry may not be worn on the academic gown.


Appropriate Tassel Color

College of Agriculture, Food & Environmental Sciences


College of Arts & Sciences


College of Business & Economics


College of Education; Education Students


College of Education; Social Work Students


Graduate College

Area of Study


Personalized commencement announcements may be ordered through the Falcon Shop. Blank commencement announcements may also be purchased at the Falcon Shop.

For questions regarding commencement attire or announcements, call the Falcon Shop at 715-425-3962.

Contact Us

Registrar's Office

Phone: 715-425-3342

M-F, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

105 North Hall

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