Regalia and Keepsakes

All students participating in school celebrations and Commencement on the National Mall must wear regalia; active service members may wear their dress uniform in lieu of regalia. 

Online ordering is available through April 13; an early bird discount is available through March 30.(*) 

Master's and Doctoral students: After choosing your gown package, for “Major/Curriculum”, select the degree associated with your program. Reference the University Bulletin for a list of each school’s degrees and programs.

master's and doctoral instructions

Additional purchases such as stoles, announcements, diploma frames, yearbooks, and class rings are not required to graduate or participate in Commencement Week events.

Bachelor, Master, Doctoral Sets Regular Price

Early Bird until March 30

Save $30 off Regular Price

March 31 to April 13

Save $20 off Regular Price

Bachelor Set
$79.00 $49.00 $59.00

Master's Set
$129.00 $99.00 $109.00

Doctoral Set
$147.00 $117.00 $127.00
Accessory Items      

GW Stole


* Students are not required to purchase from the university’s preferred vendor, however, the gowns offered by Jostens are unique to GW and often worn by the university’s graduates.  If students choose to wear regalia from another vendor, gowns should be black or navy blue.

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