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Attention Faculty: It's Time To Order Commencement Regalia

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Attention all UHD faculty! Graduation is less than two months away. Now is the time to order commencement regalia.

Fall commencement ceremonies are almost hereSaturday, Dec. 15 and Sunday, Dec.16.

Faculty who plan to participate in graduation and don't own regalia, the UHD bookstore has a convenient rental program.

Place your rental orders with the bookstore prior to Wednesday, Nov. 14 to avoid any late fees. Orders placed prior to this date should arrive the last week of November. All customers will be contacted by phone and email to pick up their regalia at the bookstore.

For any orders placed after Dec. 4 an additional $10 fee will be added to your order for rush shipping. The bookstore will not guarantee any orders that are placed on or after Dec. 4. The UHD Bookstore requires prepayment for all orders and accepts cash, all major credit cards (with valid identification), or a charge to your department via PCard or purchase voucher with prior approval from your department.

If preferred, arrangements can be made for the bookstore to deliver your regalia to the graduation. The bookstore staff will be on hand to retrieve the rented regalia after the ceremony's conclusion.

Currently, Herff Jones is running a Regalia Package sale through Dec. 31, 2018. Orders must be submitted to the bookstore by October 25 to receive before the fall 2018 Graduation. Contact Gabby Rodriguez at grodriguez@uhd.edu for ordering information.

Regalia Rental Fees

Master's Unit Complete: $69.98 (includes cap, gown, tassel, hood)

Doctorate: $109.98 (includes tam, gown, tassel, hood)

Individual Piece Prices

Master's Cap, Gown, and Tassel: $39.98

Master's Hood Only: $29.98

Master's Gown Only: $27.98

Doctorate Cap, Gown, Tassel: $74.98

Doctorate Hood Only: $34.98

Doctorate Gown Only: $34.98

Eight-Sided Tam: $44.98

For more information, call the UHD Bookstore 713-221-8145.

About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) – the second-largest university in Houston – has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974.

As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 61,000 alumni and offers 45 bachelor’s, nine master’s degree programs and 16 fully online programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service; Sciences & Technology; and University College).

For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranks UHD among universities across the nation for Best Online Criminal Justice Programs (No. 27 and No. 15 for Veterans) and Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. U.S. News ranked the University among Top Performers on Social Mobility and awarded UHD a No. 1 ranking as the most diverse institution of higher education in the southern region of the U.S. The University is noted nationally as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution and Military Friendly School. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.