All graduates and participating faculty members must wear academic apparel as designated by the American Council of Education. Academic apparel consists of a cap, gown, and tassel. The following attire should be worn with the academic apparel:
- Men should wear white shirts, dark neckties, dark trousers, black shoes, and socks.
- Women should wear medium-heeled dark shoes and hose.
- Costume jewelry, corsages, and political symbols are not appropriate and should not be worn.
Academic apparel may be purchased from the bookstores. Academic apparel must be purchased prior to the day of graduation. The bookstores are closed during graduation.