The UAB Bookstore will be hosting Grad Send-Off on Monday, March 7, 2016, and Tuesday, March 8, 2016, from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. Grad Send-Off is a one-stop celebration for UAB graduates. Representatives from Balfour, CB Graduation Announcements, and The University of Alabama at Birmingham National Alumni Society will be present to help graduates with the purchase of cap and gowns, graduation announcements, rings, diploma frames, and mementos.

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 to purchase your cap and gown is Saturday, April 9, 2016. Orders after April 9th will be subject to a $25.00 rush late fee.

Academic Regalia Cost*


All of the purchased Grad Packs include a one year membership in The University of Alabama at Birmingham National Alumni Society. You may purchase regalia at anytime from the dates of Grad Send-Off until the deadline date. Please note that you will receive your cap and gown at the time of purchase.

  Bachelor Grad Pack Master Grad Pack
Full Regalia
(cap/gown/tassel/hood, if applicable)
$76.98 $114.98

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

Online/Distance Learning Students


If you are an online student or a distance learning student, who does not reside in the Birmingham Area, and are unable to attend the Grad Send Off here on campus, please contact George Bennett at gbennett@uab.edu after March 6th to place your order for regalia and obtain information on getting your regalia shipped to you. Please allow one business week for replying to email messages.