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Bookstore Graduation Center


Monday, October 2         11:00 a.m.  – 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday, October 3         11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 4          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 2017 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 October 14.  The Cap and Gown site will shut down for ordering after October 22nd.   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 19th.


*Early Distribution only for Students who pre-order on campus or online by October 4 may start to pick up on Monday, December 4.   All other students may pick up their cap & gown starting Tuesday, December 5.    


Monday, December 4 and Tuesday, December 5            11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, December 6                                        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 October 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 October 4th.  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