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Bookstore Graduation Center


 Monday, February 27         11:00 a.m.  – 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday, February 28         11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, March 1         11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m


You will be able to purchase/order your Caps & Gowns, Personalized Announcements, College Rings, Personalized Mugs, and Diploma Frames. 


WINTER 2016 CAP & GOWN PRICES (without tax)


Bachelor Cap, Gown & Black Tassel            $49.99

Souvenir Tassel (2016 Black & Gold)           $9.99


A $25.00 expedited shipping fee will be charged for any order placed starting March 1.  The Cap and Gown site will shut down for ordering after March 14th.   However, you will still be able to order your Personalized Announcements online.

Any student attending commencement is required to purchase/order a cap & gown from the UMBC Bookstore.  If you do not graduate, refunds are available on your Cap and Gown through May 23.


*Early Distribution only for Students who pre-order on campus or online by March 10th may start to pick up on Monday, April 24.   All other students may pick up their cap & gown starting Tuesday, April 25th.    


Monday, April 24 and Tuesday, April 25            11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, April 26                                       11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.


Caps/Gowns must be picked up on these days along with your Floor Pass.


Online ordering of cap and gowns can be placed until March 14th at



*Personalized Announcements:

May be ordered during the Grad Center or online at


*Personalized Steins:Samples and Order forms will be at the Grad Fair

This item can only be ordered during the Grad Center.  Deadline to order is September 30th.  Steins will be available when you pick up your Cap & Gown in December.


*Diploma Frames:

Purchase/Order at Grad Center save $20.00 shipping and handling and receive a 10% discount at the Grad Center only or order online at   Big Savings – only at the UMBC Bookstore


*College Rings:  Order at Grad Center or online at