Cap and Gown

Spring 2016 degree candidates participating in the university-wide Commencement at the Georgia Dome are required to wear the official university regalia. Candidates can purchase their regalia online at

There are two ordering periods:

  • The EARLY online site will run from January 4 – February 26Students ordering in this period can pick up their regalia at the March 30 & 31 Commencement Fair.
  • The LATE online site will go from February 27- March 31, the last day of the Commencement Fair.  Students ordering in this period can pick up in the Georgia State Bookstore May 3-6.

The Georgia State Bookstore is at 66 Courtland St. SE (3rd floor, Student Center West). Phone (404) 413-9700.

Bachelor's degree students who have earned university honors will receive their honor cord through the Graduation Office.

Regalia Example


Ph.D. candidates will be hooded during the Ph.D. Commencement and Hooding Ceremony (May 9, 2016). You may purchase your hood through the Georgia State University Bookstore.  Ph.D. candidates must bring their hoods to the ceremony.

PH.D. Regalia

For the spring 2016 Commencement, Perimeter College students can either purchase the regalia formerly worn by Georgia Perimeter graduates or the new Georgia State regalia. Both sets include a black gown, black cap and black tassel. The new Georgia State gown has blue cuffs and the Georgia State logo. Students who purchase the Georgia State regalia and continue on to earn their bachelor’s degree will only need to purchase the ‘stole of gratitude’ to have the full set of required bachelor’s regalia.Click here to purchase the new Georgia State regalia (then click on the "Cap and Gown for all graduates" icon).Perimeter College students can visit any Perimeter campus bookstore after April 11 to purchase the regalia formerly worn by Georgia Perimeter graduates.