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Caps, Gowns & Tassels

Students are required to wear caps, gowns and tassels when participating in the University Commencement Ceremony as well as any college or special interest convocation event. Sales tax not included in prices:

Bachelor gown, cap and tassel — $40.00
Master gown, cap, and tassel — $40.00
Masters hood — $30.00
Doctor gown (cap not included) — $45.00
Doctor hood — $35.00
Tam (synthetic velvet) — $30.00
Mortarboard — $10.00 All JD and Doctoral candidates may choose to wear either a tam or mortarboard.

Commemorative maroon and gold tassels are also available. Caps, gowns and tassles may be purchased at the ASU Bookstore.

For information about the history of the academic costume visit the American Council on Education web site.


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