REGALIA IS REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE IN A COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY.
You MUST order your regalia through The Bookend (Effective Spring 2014)
The deadlines for ordering are as follows for each ceremony:
May/Spring Commencement - deadline is the last Friday in March
December/Fall Commencement - deadline is the last Friday in October
August/Summer Commencement - deadline is the last Friday in June
Orders may be submitted via phone or in- person from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday thru Thursday and Friday from 8:00am to 3:00pm. The phone number that the bookstore can be reached at is 662-329-7409.
Associate and Bachelor degree include a rental gown and a keepsake cap and tassel for 41.98, Master/Specialty degree includes a rental gown, rental hood and a keepsake cap and tassel for $81.98, Doctoral degree includes a rental gown, rental hood and a keepsake cap and tassel for $96.98. Please be aware that each gown style is different so you cannot reserve individual components. All prices are subject to Mississippi sales tax and are subject to change. If you do not submit your payment prior the deadline a late processing and shipping fee of $20.00 will be added.
We will be glad to take your payment over the phone so please have your height, chest, or coat size or weight and degree information available when you order.
All orders will be available for pickup the day before the Commencement ceremony from 8:00am-3:00pm at the bookstore.
Reservations require full payment at the time of ordering.
Rental gowns and hoods will be collected at the end of the ceremony in Carrier Chapel. If a student fails to return any of their rental items the Registrar's Office will withhold your degree until rentals are returned to the bookstore or a student will be asked to pay the full cost to replace a rental component.
Office of the Registrar1100 College StreetMUW-1605Columbus, MS 39701
Welty Hall 105 Phone: (662) 329-7135Fax: (662) 241-6964
1100 College Street Columbus, MS 39701phone: 662.329.4750 or 877.462.8439