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Student Gown Rental and Grad Pack Information

Important Dates for Spring 2019

Official UC Davis commencement apparel consists of a custom UC Davis gown, cap, and tassel. Master and Doctoral candidates also wear an academic hood. All other available accessories are optional. Please see the links below for rental and pack pricing.

  • February 12 – Online rental begins for Schools of Medicine, Law and Veterinary Medicine.
  • March 1– Online rental begins for all other graduate schools and undergraduate colleges.
  • April 12 – Grad Fair – Campus Store, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Visit our Grad Fair page for more information.

Pre-Order Rental Deadlines

Rental continues, but price increases $15 after the deadline.

  • March 28 - Schools of Medicine, Law and Veterinary Medicine.
  • April 16 - All other graduate schools and undergraduate colleges.

Cap and Gown Pickup

This includes the Office of Graduate Studies, School of Education and all undergraduates.*

  • May 28–June 14 - Campus Store
    • Monday–Friday: 9 a.m.–6 p.m.
    • Saturday: noon–5 p.m.
    • Sunday: Closed
  • June 15–16 - On-site, last minute gown pickup opens at 8 a.m. at the Pavilion.

*Candidates in the Schools of Medicine, Law, Veterinary Medicine, Nursing and Management should refer to pick up info sent by the Commencement Coordinator for their school.

Gown and Hood Return

Collection stations will be located outside the ceremony venue after all official commencement ceremonies, approximately ½ hour before the end of each ceremony until approximately 1 hour afterward. Gowns and hoods not returned either after a ceremony or to the MU Campus Store by the Monday following the ceremony weekend will be subject to late return fee, beginning at $5 and increasing by $5 each week, max: $20.

Please note: On-site gown collection is not provided at group celebrations where degrees are not being conferred.

Student Gown Rental and Grad Pack Pricing

You can view pricing and all items available for purchase in the pdf listed below. Click on the fliers associated with your degree or school for correct pricing. If you are having issues accessing the pdfs, please email us at [email protected].