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Cap and Gown Information

Proper academic regalia are required for all candidates who participate in any NSU Commencement ceremony. NSU's customized regalia, which are blue in color for all baccalaureate candidates and gray for master's, specialists and doctoral candidates, are available exclusively through the NSU Bookstore. All candidates are responsible for ordering their own caps and gowns via the online portal accessible through their official commencement invitation. Only regalia purchased through the NSU Bookstore may be worn at NSU Commencement ceremonies.

The purchase price of regalia varies according to the degree attained. Undergraduate regalia cost $55.00. Master's/Specialist regalia cost $94.00. The regalia are yours to keep.

Doctoral candidates may either rent regalia for ($152.98) plus tax and shipping with a deposit of ($400.00) or purchase for ($1,063.00) plus tax and shipping their. Rented regalia must be returned and labeled using the box the regalia came in and the label provided, within seven days after commencement. Failure to do so will result in loosing your deposit. 

For Doctoral candidates regalia cap includes a fitted tam. For correct tam sizing techniques, click here

PLEASE NOTE: All regalia will be mailed to all candidates that order. No regalia will be picked up at the book store in person. Deadline to order regalia is Monday, April 26, 2021.  Call the NSU Shark Store at (954) 262-4799 with any regalia questions or for hours of operation.


For questions regarding the ordering of regalia, call the NSU Shark Store at (954) 262-4799 or email

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