Commencement Information for those who missed the Grad Expo

Missed the Grad Expo? No worries! Fall graduates can pick up their cap and gown at Dowdy Student Stores in Wright Building during any regular business hours. Medical and Dental students will receive information separately and will coordinate regalia through the Health Sciences Bookstore in Brody 1S-04. Distance Education students can email their regalia form and have their cap and gown shipped for a small fee.

Custom Stoles can be ordered through Friday, Oct. 13, to receive their embroidered stole in time for the fall commencement. Non-embroidered stoles are available for purchase at Dowdy Student Stores.

Diploma frames are still on sale at 20% off reg. prices, in-store and online through Oct. 8.  Online orders should use coupon code ECUGF20.

Class Rings can be ordered at Dowdy during a Jostens ring event, or online through Oct. 21 to be included in the fall ring presentation ceremony on Dec. 3.  Rings ordered after this date will ship to the customer. A presentation event will also be held in the spring.

Last Chance to Use Student Discount on Technology! Before graduation, visit the Tech Deck inside Dowdy Student Stores and take advantage of your student discount on Apple technology! Ready for an Upgrade? Trade-in your eligible Apple device and receive in-store credit toward the latest models from Apple!

Faculty wishing to order rental regalia for December must complete and submit a rental form by Nov. 10, 2017, to avoid a late fee. In order to assure delivery for the graduation ceremonies please submit your form prior to the due date. OAK HALL custom academic regalia can be made to your specifications, including appropriate colors and styles. Online ordering is available through their website.

Other information about commencement, including the online RSVP, can be found at

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Always feel free to contact Dowdy Student Stores with questions about your graduation needs.


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