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Faculty Regalia Rental for May Commencement

Spring Commencement is almost here! For faculty members who are participating in the May 18 graduation ceremonies, the UHD Bookstore offers a convenient regalia rental program that is available now.

It is encouraged that faculty place their rental orders with the UHD Bookstore prior to Thursday, April 18 to avoid any late fees. Orders placed prior to this date should arrive the last week of April and  will be contacted by phone and email to pick up your regalia at the bookstore.

For any orders placed after May 6:

  • additional $10 fee will be added to the order for rush shipping.
  • required prepayment (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)

Arrangements for delivery of regalia to the graduation is available by the UHD Bookstore. For your convenience, regalia can be returned to the Bookstore the week following commencement.

Regalia Rental Fees

  • Master’s (includes cap, gown, tassel, hood): $69.98
  • Doctorate (includes tam, gown, tassel, hood): $109.98

       Individual Piece Fees

  • Master’s Cap, Gown, 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
  • 8 Sided Tam: $44.98

For more information, contact the UHD Bookstore at 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.