Regalia Information for Students and Faculty

Regalia Information for Students

All students, regardless of participation in virtual commencement, will receive keepsake regalia delivered to their address on file with the Registrar’s Office. The regalia you receive is yours to keep. 

Rush University students participating in the May 1, 2020 Commencement will order regalia through the Intent to Graduate form, which is due by 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, February 27, 2021. 


Each student regalia packet includes:

  • Gown
  • Cap/Tam (one size fits all)
  • Tassel
  • Stole (Bachelor degrees)
  • Hood (Master’s and Doctoral degrees)
  • Honor cords (Bachelor degrees)
    • Gold Cord— summa cum laude, (3.8-4.0)
    • Silver Cord— magna cum laude, (3.6-3.79)
    • Bronze Cord— cum laude, (3.4-3.59)

Please note, individual colleges or programs may hand out additional honor cords or stoles.

DEADLINE TO COMPLETE STUDENT INTENT TO GRADUATE FORM (including regalia sizing information): Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

Students who do not place their orders by the deadline will need to reach out to the Office of Student Life & Engagement to make necessary arrangements.  Late orders may be accommodated with generic sized regalia.