Caps and Gowns

Dress Code/Academic Regalia

Commencement recognizes the academic achievements of UAB graduates and is considered a formal academic ceremony that should be viewed as such in dress and demeanor.  The undergraduate and master’s academic robes are green.  The recommended dress for graduates is comfortable business attire.

The deadline for students to purchase their caps and gowns will be Saturday, November 22, 2014, for the fall ceremonies. There will be a $25 late fee assessed to cap and gown purchases after this date.


Academic Regalia Cost*

All of the Grad Packs include a one year membership in The University of Alabama at Birmingham National Alumni Society. Students may purchase regalia between Monday, October 27, 2014 and the deadline date of Saturday, November 22, 2014.  Please note that students will receive their caps and gowns at the time of purchase.



Bachelor Grad Pack

Master Grad Pack

Full Regalia
if applicable)




Grad Packs are available at Barnes & Noble @ UAB (1218 6th Avenue South, 205-996-2665).  Store hours and complete contact information are available on the UAB Bookstore website.

*Shipping for the continental United States will be provided for $6.95.


Online/Distance Learning Students 

Online and distance learning students, who do not reside in the Birmingham area, should contact George Bennett-- This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it --at Barnes & Noble @ UAB to obtain information on regalia shipping. Please allow one business week for replying to email messages.