Commencement regalia consists of our custom brown cap and tassel and a gown with gold-embroidered Adelphi seal and the colored hood of your discipline. Recipients of associate degrees do not wear hoods.

Ordering Your Attire for Grad Walk

Order your gown online and Adelphi University will cover the cost of shipping to your home. Be sure to opt-in when completing your MarchingOrder form to receive your University-sponsored cap and tassel.

Get Your Attire

Order your academic attire at least 14 days in advance of your Grad Walk appointment to allow for shipping.

Honor Cords and Stoles

Various organizations and departmental honor societies have stoles and/or cords available for their cohort. Graduates should reach out to any organizations they belonged to on campus to see if they participate.

Currently, Adelphi does not provide cords or stoles for Latin Honors. Anticipated Latin Honors are noted next to each graduate’s name in the program.

A graduate wearing a cap and gown during an Adelphi commencement ceremony.

How to Wear Your Cap and Gown

Your cap and gown can be confusing, and many students are unsure of how they are worn. What side does the tassel go on? How do I wear my hood? Get information for all graduation levels by viewing the videos at the links below.

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