Caps and Gowns
All graduates attending in-person ceremonies will dress in black caps and gowns with gold and black tassels. Caps, gowns, and tassels must be purchased online through Jostens at least 6 weeks before your chosen ceremony to ensure timely delivery and avoid rush delivery fees. Late orders are not guaranteed, and caps and gowns will not be available for purchase at the venue on graduation day.
Cap and Gown Packages
Cap and gown packages include:
- Associate's, bachelor's, certificate, and diploma graduates: Cap with tassel, gown, and custom Purdue Global zipper pull
- Master's graduates: Cap with tassel, gown with batwing sleeves, degree-color hood, and custom Purdue Global zipper pull
- Doctorate graduates: Cap with tassel, gown with degree-color velvet strips, degree-color hood, and custom Purdue Global zipper pull
See Listing of Hood Colors below for master's and doctorate degree colors.
- Visit the Purdue Global page on Jostens
- Select “Graduation Caps & Gowns”
- Select your Collection:
- Student All Other Degrees (associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and undergraduate-level certificate or diploma graduates)
- Student Concord Law
- Student Post-Master's Certificate
- Enter your exact height and weight details for an accurate fit.
- Master’s and doctorate graduates only: Select your major/curriculum to receive the correct hood (see Listing of Hood Colors below).
- Fill in your billing and shipping details.
- Complete your order.
- Print or save your confirmation.
When choosing attire to wear under your gown, remember that the gown falls mid-calf. Business or business casual clothing and comfortable shoes are recommended.
Graduates who miss their ceremony's ordering deadline should contact Jostens' Customer Service at 800-854-7464 to ask if a late order will be accepted.
Late orders are not guaranteed and may be subject to express mailing fees. Do not place your order over the phone unless you’ve missed the deadline.
Listing of Hood Colors for Master's and Doctorate Graduates
|Degree||Hood Color||Jostens Selection|
|Criminal Justice||Peacock||Criminal Justice|
|Educational Psychology||Light Blue||Education|
|Health Care Administration||Salmon||Health Sciences|
|Health Education||Salmon||Health Sciences|
|Health Informatics||Salmon||Health Sciences|
|Health Information Management||Salmon||Health Sciences|
|Higher Education||Light Blue||Education|
|Homeland Security and Management||Peacock||Criminal Justice|
|Human Services||White||Social and Behavioral Sciences|
|Information Technology||Red||Information Technology|
|Instructional Design and Technology||Light Blue||Education|
|Juris Doctor||Purple||Concord Law School|
|Legal Studies||Purple||Legal Studies|
|Public Administration||Peacock||Criminal Justice|
|Public Health||Salmon||Health Sciences|