Regalia and Merchandise

Cap and Gown

ALL students who are participating in Commencement must have the proper regalia. The University Bookstore will sell caps and gowns through June 11.

- Bachelor’s cap, gown and tassel = $44.98 + tax

- Master’s cap, gown, tassel, and hood = $97.94 + tax

      Master’s cap, gown, and tassel = $60.96 + tax

       Master’s hood only = $36.98 + tax

       Prices subject to change.

- Doctorate (cap, gown, tassel, and hood) = $103.96 + tax

      Doctorate cap, gown, and tassel = $55.98 + tax

       Doctorate hood only = $47.98 + tax

       Please contact the University Bookstore to order since these are specialized gowns and hood. Prices subject to change.

Master's Hoods

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       

Journalism ......................................................Crimson

Library Science ..................................... Lemon Yellow

Medicine............................................................ Green

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

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

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

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

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

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

Science ................................................. Golden Yellow

Social Science .................................................. Cream

Speech ...................................................... Silver Gray

University Bookstore hours:
          Mondays-Thursdays: 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
          Fridays: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
          Saturdays: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

          Call (323) 343-2500.

Special Commencement hours:
          June 9: TBD
          June 10: TBD
          June 11: TBD

 

Faculty Regalia

For faculty rental or purchase of regalia, go to the Customer Service area of the University Bookstore or contact Stan Kosinski, general merchandise manager, at (323) 343-2500 or email GM670@bncollege.com​.  You will need to be measured for your rental or purchase, and the fee will be collected at the time you place your order.

RENTAL:         March 25, 2016 for Honors Convocation
                                 May 13, 2016 for Commencement
 
PURCHASE:   March 11, 2016 for Honors Convocation
                                April 22, 2016 for Commencement

 

Special orders (size, choice of hood/institution color) for purchases 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.

 

Announcements

Mark your milestone with printed announcements for mailing to relatives and friends. The 10-pack includes envelopes and enclosures for $15.98 plus tax at the University Bookstore. Want to personalize your announcements? Visit www.cbgrad.com for a package of 25 for $62.98 (allow three weeks for delivery of personalized announcements). Please note that announcements are not tickets for admission to the ceremony and prices are subject to change.

 

Graduation Portrait

Ultimate Exposures, Cal State LA’s senior portrait specialist, will be scheduling appointments on campus in April, May and June. Questions about graduation portraits? Contact Ultimate Exposures at (818) 781-9530 or visit www.ultimateexposures.com.

 

Commencement DVD

Commencement is one of life’s most memorable events. Get your official Cal State LA Commencement DVD to remember this special occasion for years to come. The DVD features your specific college ceremony, including the procession of the graduates, speakers, on-stage presentations of the master’s hooding and undergraduate awarding of diplomas. The DVD will be mailed late-July. Questions about the Commencement DVD?  Contact the Cal State LA Alumni Association at (323) 343-ALUM (2586) or email alum@cslanet.calstatela.edu.

 

Graduation Day Flowers

Bouquets and leis will be sold at Commencement. Students and guests are encouraged to pre-order and pick up their leis on campus just right before the ceremony. Click the link to access Graduation Day Flowers' pre-order page for discounted pricing: www.graduationdayflowers.com.