The School of Health Professions ceremony will be held on Friday, December 13, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. in the Sheraton/BJCC East Exhibition.
Programs included in the ceremony are:
  • Biotechnology, M.S.
  • Genetic Counseling, M.S.
  • Healthcare Quality and Safety, M.S.
  • Health Informatics, M.S.H.I.
  • Health Physics, M.S.
  • Healthcare Leadership, D.Sc.
  • Healthcare Simulations M.S.
  • Nuclear Medicine Technology, M.S.
  • Nutrition Sciences, M.S.
  • Occupational Therapy, M.S.
  • Physical Therapy, D.P.T.
  • Physician Assistant Studies, M.S.P.A.S.
Undergraduates receiving Bachelor’s degrees will participate in the University Ceremony. Candidates for Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) and Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) degrees will participate in the Doctoral Ceremony.

Dress Code/Academic Regalia

Orders for rental regalia will be taken at the UAB Bookstore (located in Hill University Center, 1400 University Blvd).    We will begin taking orders on October 21, 2019. The deadline for ordering regalia is November 1, 2019.   Orders after November 1 will be subject to a $25 rush late fee and will need to be picked up in the UAB Bookstore the week of the ceremony. We will begin calling to process payment on regalia orders on October 21st or you may stop by the UAB Bookstore to pay any time after October 22nd but prior to the deadline.

*In-store regalia pickup orders will be available starting Monday, December 9th*

**Shipped rental regalia will arrive at your address by Wednesday, December 11th**

The color of the graduation robes for the School of Health Professions ceremony will be black.

Academic Regalia Cost*

You may rent your regalia at anytime from October 21 until the deadline date. Please note that you will not receive your rental regalia at the time of rental. All rental ship orders will arrive at the address indicated on your order form on Wednesday of the week of commencement.

 SHP FALL 2019 Masters Rental DPT with Mortarboard DPT with Tam
Full Regalia
$105.98 plus tax (purchasing price, keeper regalia) $93.98 plus tax (rental only) $128.98 plus tax (rental only)

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

Hotel Reservations

Reservations can be made at:

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Online/Distance Learning Students

Online and distance learning students, who do not reside in the Birmingham area and need their regalia shipped to them should email one of the forms below to the UAB Bookstore at Shipping for the continental United States will be provided for $7.50. After your form is received, you will be contacted to provide payment for your regalia package. Regalia will arrive at the address provided by December 12.

SHP Master's Regalia Order FormSHP Doctoral Regalia Order Form - MortarboardSHP Doctoral Regalia Order Form - Tam

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