The School of Health Professions Graduate Professional Programs ceremony will be held on Friday, April 27, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. in the Jemison Concert Hall of the Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center.

Master's degree programs included in the ceremony are:

  • Biomedical and Health Sciences, MS
  • Biotechnology, MS
  • Clinical Laboratory Sciences, MS
  • Genetic Counseling, MS
  • Health Administration, MSHA
  • Physician Assistant Studies, MS

Undergraduates receiving Bachelor’s degrees will participate in the University Ceremony. Candidates for Doctoral degrees will participate in the Graduate School Doctoral Ceremony.

Dress Code/Academic Regalia

Orders for rental regalia will be taken at the UAB Bookstore (located in Hill Student Center, 1400 University Blvd) beginning March 19, 2018. The color of the graduation robes for this ceremony will be black. Your order will consist of a rental cap, a rental gown, a purchase tassel, and a purchase hood. Orders received after Friday, March 30, 2018 will be subject to a $25 late fee.

SHP Master's Regalia Order Form

Academic Regalia Cost*

You may rent your regalia from the UAB Bookstore at the Hill Student Center until the deadline date. Please note that you will not receive your rental regalia at the time of rental. All rental store pick-up orders will be available for pick up starting on Monday, April 23, 2018. All rental ship orders will arrive at the address indicated on your order form by Wednesday, April 25, 2018.

 SHP SPRING 2018 Masters Rental Pack
Full Regalia

*Shipping for the continental United States will be provided for $7.50.

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 Greer Hallmark or Kelley Farley of the UAB University Bookstore at Please include the following information when emailing:

  1. Student’s Name
  2. Completed Regalia Form
  3. Telephone Number to Call for Payment

Please allow one business week for replying to email messages.

More Info

For more information about the School of Health Professions ceremony, please contact the School of Health Professions Office of Student Recruitment, Engagement and Success directly:

Phone: 205-934-4195 or 205-934-4194