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Bookstore Graduation Center


 Monday, March 9         11:00 a.m.  – 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, March 10         11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, March 11          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. 


SPRING 2015 CAP & GOWN PRICES (without tax)


Master’s Cap, Gown & Black Tassel            $83.99

Doctoral Students’ Regalia                         $175.99

Souvenir Tassel (2015 Black & Gold)           $9.99


A $25.00 expedited shipping fee will be charged for any order placed starting March 12th.  The Cap and Gown site will shut down for ordering after Monday, March 23.   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 March 11 may start to pick up on Monday, April 27.   All other students may pick up their cap & gown starting Tuesday, April 28.    


Monday, April 27th  and Tuesday, April 28th               11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, April 29th                                                    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 Monday, March 23 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 March 11th.  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