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Bookstore Graduation Center


 Monday, September 29         11:00 a.m.  – 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, September 30         11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 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 2014 CAP & GOWN PRICES (without tax)


Master’s Cap, Gown & Black Tassel            $83.99

Doctoral Students’ Regalia                         $175.99

Souvenir Tassel (2014 Black & Gold)           $9.99


A $25.00 expedited shipping fee will be charged for any order placed starting October 2nd.  The Cap and Gown site will shut down for ordering after Saturday, October 25.   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 December 18th.



*Early Distribution only for Students who pre-order on campus or online by October 1 may start to pick up on Monday, December 1.   All other students may pick up their cap & gown starting Tuesday, December 2.    


Monday, December 1st and Tuesday, December 2nd               11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, December 3rd                                                    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 Saturday, October 25 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 December 3rd.  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