Regalia

Regalia caps, gowns, and hoods are expected to be worn by all graduates during Commencement and recognition ceremonies.

Bookstores at the Kansas Union in Lawrence, the Edwards Campus, and the KU Medical Center are the official suppliers of regalia. Please refer to their websites for information:

Bachelor’s Academic Regalia
Master’s Academic Regalia
Doctoral Academic Regalia
Faculty Academic Regalia

March 27, 2017: Deadline for faculty to place rental orders

For more information:
Lawrence / Edwards Campus 785-864-4640
KU Medical Center–Kansas City 913-588-2548
School of Medicine–Wichita 316-293-2603

Tassel Colors
For undergraduates:

  • Architecture & Design & Planning: light purple
  • Business: light brown
  • Education: light blue
  • Engineering: orange
  • Journalism: cardinal
  • Health Professions: mint
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences: white
  • Music: pink
  • Nursing: apricot
  • Pharmacy: olive green
  • Social Welfare: citron

Doctoral and master's candidates wear black tassels, law graduates wear purple.

Souvenir red and blue KU tassels are available for purchase.

Countdown to
Future Commencement Dates

Commencement dates are set by the Kansas Board of Regents

May 13, 2018*
May 19, 2019
May 17, 2020
May 16, 2021
May 15, 2022

*Mother's Day

Events Calendar

Tweets

Resources

Bus Map
Commencement Program 2017

Contacts
Accessibility Resources
Students
Academic Achievement & Access Center:
achieve@ku.edu
785-864-2620

Visitors and guests
Institutional Opportunity & Access:
IOA@ku.edu
785-864-6414

KU Alumni Association
kualumni@kualumni.org
785-864-4760

KU Bookstore / Edwards Campus
jayhawks@ku.edu
913-897-8580

KU Bookstore / Lawrence Campus
jayhawks@ku.edu
785-864-4640

KU Bookstore / Medical Center
913-588-2548

KU Endowment
Class Gift
785-832-7420

KU Info
kuinfo@ku.edu
785-864-3506

KU News & Media Relations
kunews@ku.edu
785-864-8858

School of Medicine-Wichita
Academic & Student Affairs
316-293-2603

Public Affairs
kupublicaffairs@ku.edu
785-864-3131

University Registrar
registrar@ku.edu
785-864-4423

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Stadium Procession Map

KU Alumni Association