From the Chancellor
Cap and Gown Information
Day of Instructions
Maps & Parking Information
Rules of Conduct
Students with Disabilities
Parents and Guests Information
Hotels Near Campus
Frequently Asked Questions
History of Traditional Academic Attire
Participation in Commencement
If you plan to participate, you must reserve a seat - contact Cindy Vantine at ext. 5442.
HAVE YOUR OWN REGALIA? Great!
RENTING? To place your order, e-mail Stephanie Eaton. If you have never ordered before, you will need to provide the following information - height, coat size, last degree, and institution where it was earned.
NOTE: University Events will no longer rent attire for faculty members who qualify for the purchased, custom attire.*
DAY OF COMMENCEMENT:
- Rental attire will be available the day of graduation in the faculty robing room. Please inform the bookstore if you would like to pick it up earlier.
- The faculty and doctoral candidates will robe in Room 219 of the Mark Twain Building.
- Reserved parking will be available in the UMSL Postal Services lot (near the Express Scripts entrance.)
*FINE QUALITY CAP AND GOWN ORDER:
The university offers an academic regalia program for all tenured and tenure-track faculty. The university will purchase your custom gown, hood, and cap (a $400 value). It is yours to keep.
Other full-time faculty may be eligible for this offer at the discretion of your respective deans. For more information, contact Cindy Vantine at ext. 5442.