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Student Regalia

Graduating candidates participating in Commencement ceremonies must wear the appropriate academic regalia. You may purchase regalia at Grad Fair or at the University Bookstore. 
 

Bachelor's Regalia Master's Regalia Doctorate Regalia

$44.98 + tax

Cap, gown and tassel

$97.94 + tax

Cap, gown, tassel and hood

$103.96 + tax

Doctorate cap, gown, tassel and hood

N/A

$36.98 + tax

Master's hood only

$47.98 + tax

Doctorate hood only

 

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Master's Hood Colors

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The color or colors of the silk lining of the hood worn over the academic robe of each master's participant represent(s) the academic institution from which they graduated. The official colors of Cal State LA are black and gold. The color of the velvet band around the hood designates the specific academic major or discipline as follows:

Arts and Letters ................................................ White         

Business and Business Administration ..............Taupe       

Economics ...................................................... Copper  

Education .................................................... Light Blue        

Engineering ......................................................Orange       

Fine Arts ........................................................... Brown       

Music ................................................................... Pink

Nursing ............................................................ Apricot

Nutritional Science .......................................... Maroon

Philosophy ................................................... Dark Blue

Physical Education ................................... Sage Green

Public Administration .............................. Peacock Blue

Science..................................................................Gold

 

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Faculty Regalia 

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Faculty may rent or purchase regalia at the University Bookstore at the Customer Service desk.  Fees will be collected at the time the order is placed.  

Orders for purchase require a minimum of six weeks to fulfill, while rentals require four weeks. On-time delivery, size, and choice of hood/institution color cannot be guaranteed with orders placed after the deadline date. 

Purchase Deadline: TBD

Rental Deadline: TBD 

For questions, please contact Stan Kosinski, general merchandise manager, at (323) 343-2500.