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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) is the second-largest university in Houston and 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 approximately 14,000 students, boasts more than 66,000 alumni, and offers 45 bachelor’s degrees, 12 master’s degrees, and 19 online programs within four colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Public Service, and College of Sciences and Technology. UHD has one of the lowest tuition rates in Texas.

U.S. News and World Report ranked UHD among the nation’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Applied Administration and Best Online Master’s Programs in Criminal Justice, as well as a Top Performer in Social Mobility. The Wall Street Journal/College Pulse ranked UHD one of the best colleges in the U.S. for its 2024 rankings, with notable distinctions: No. 1 for diversity (tied) and No. 3 for student experience. The University is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, a Minority-Serving Institution, and a Military Friendly School. For more information on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit uhd.edu.