Caps, Gowns & Attire


Reserving Caps and Gowns: Get Your Regalia

Ordering: February 4 and 5

Wednesday & Thursday, February 4 and 5, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm, Burrow Refectory

Forms for reserving academic regalia (caps and gowns) will be available on February 4 and 5. All students who expect to graduate should sign up at this time.

Regalia rental is covered by Rhodes College. There is no additional cost.

Distribution: May 13

Wednesday, May 13, 1:00 pm - 5:30pm, Hardie Auditorium, Palmer Hall. If you are unable to attend, schedule an appointment by calling 901-843-3877.

NOTE: Seniors should complete the Senior Exit Survey before picking up their academic regalia (cap and gown). In addition, seniors must be officially cleared by the Bursar in order to receive their regalia. See the Clearance Checklist

What to Wear: Appropriate Dress with Academic Regalia

For the class picture, baccalaureate, and commencement, seniors are to wear their cap and gown. It is requested that women wear dark shoes with caps and gowns and have with them the white collars issued with regalia. Men are asked to wear white shirts, dark trousers, and dark shoes.