Caps, Gowns & Announcements

Cap & Gown Orders

Order your cap and gown online at Graduation regalia are required for those who participate in the ceremony and is provided at no charge (unless you choose the ship to home option, which you will then be charged shipping).

The outfit may be picked up beginning Tuesday, December 10 at the Grad Fair Celebration located in the Lane Center ARMAH from 9am.–3pm. Photo I.D. is required when picking up the gown. Orders picked up at the fair receive a coupon for 30% off one regular-priced apparel item to be used at the University Store that day only. In an effort to decrease long lines and wait times picking up cap & gowns at Grad Fair, those graduating with Business and Education degrees are encouraged to attend Grad Fair from 9am-12pm, and those graduating with Liberal Arts & Sciences degrees are encouraged to attend from 12pm-3pm. If you are unable to pick up the gown this day, you may pick it up at the University Store from December  11-13 from 8:00 am - 4:15 pm. and December 16-17 from 8:00 am - 4:15 pm.

Hagerstown Students

Orders placed as Ship to Hagerstown can be picked up in the office of Kathy Griemsmann at the Hagerstown Center the week of December 9, Kathy will notify those students of pick up times.

Bachelor and Master Degree Ordering Instructions

Order online at Click the Graduation Center tab, then Order Bach/Mast Cap & Gown tab. Please be sure to fill out the form in its entirety or it will not be submitted. If you are not given an Order Confirmation #, the order was not submitted. There is no charge for bachelor and master degree caps and gowns unless you choose to have it shipped to your home. Pick-up instructions are above.

Doctoral Degree Ordering Instructions

Order online at Click the Graduation Center tab, then the Order Doctoral Regalia tab. Select the link at the bottom, “Click here to place an order”, and you will be directed to Oak Hall’s online ordering site to complete your gown selection. Each doctoral graduate is provided a souvenir doctoral outfit at no cost; however, FSU custom fine quality regalia is available to rent or purchase if you wish.

Personalized Announcements and Thank You Notes

You may order various packaged Personalized announcements online at Thank you notes, Envelopes, Gold foil seals, and return address labels are available at different price points. There are several to choose from; one will be sure to suit your needs. Packages will be prepared with your name, degree, and commencement time and will be delivered to the shipping address provided. If any of the packages do not fit your style, announcements and thank you notes may be purchased separately. Non-personalized announcements are available to purchase in the University Store. Please remember to allow Personalized announcements approximately 2-3 weeks to arrive from Balfour. Therefore, orders should be placed by the end of October to allow plenty of time to receive them.

Diploma Display Frames

Order from a beautiful selection of diploma frames, complete with matting online at They come in several styles and prices. Select frames are also available in the bookstore to purchase. A University Frames Representative will also be present at the Celebration. Diploma frames purchased online and in the University Store beginning the day of the Grad Fair Celebration through graduation day will receive 15% off! (use Coupon Code FSU19 for online orders).

Class Rings

Check out the Balfour class rings in many different styles and in several types of metal, some with semi-precious stones. Orders can be placed by calling Balfour at 877.225.3687. A Balfour Representative will be available during the Grad Fair Celebration on Wednesday, May 15.

Commencement Contacts

Registrar's Office
Graduation certification (undergraduates), address changes, diplomas

Graduate Services
Graduation certification (Master’s and doctoral candidates)

University Store
Cap and gown orders, announcements

Special Academic Services
Ceremony and General Information