Caps and Gowns

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.

Caps and Gowns

Cap and Gown Packages and Ordering Instructions

  • General Information
    • Graduates attending a ceremony in person must order regalia (caps and gowns) through Jostens.
    • Order at least 6 weeks prior to the ceremony date to ensure timely delivery.
    • For late orders, call Jostens at 800-854-7464. Additional rush fees for late orders will apply.
    • Caps and gowns are not available at the ceremony.
    • Business or business causal clothing and comfortable shoes are recommended to be worn with regalia.
  • 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 velvet strips, degree-color hood, and custom Purdue Global zipper pull


    See Listing of Hood Colors below for master's and doctorate degree colors.

  • Ordering Instructions
    • 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 to complete your order.

Listing of Hood Colors for Master's and Doctorate Graduates

Degree Hood Color Jostens Selection
Accounting Drab Business
Business Administration Drab Business
Criminal Justice Peacock Criminal Justice
Cybersecurity Red Information Technology
Education Light Blue Education
Educational Psychology Light Blue Education
Finance Drab Business
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 and Executive Juris Doctor Purple Concord Law School
Legal Studies Purple Legal Studies
Management and Leadership Drab Business
Nursing Apricot Nursing
Psychology Gold Psychology
Public Administration Peacock Criminal Justice
Public Health Salmon Health Sciences
Teaching Light Blue Education