Student Cap & Gown Information-Commencement Weekend - Carnegie Mellon University

Student Cap & Gown Information

Graduates must wear caps and gowns to the following:
  • Main commencement ceremony
  • Diploma ceremonies
  • Doctor's Hooding ceremony
  • Phi Beta Kappa initiation ceremony

See sections below for specific cap and gown information for each degree. If you are earning multiple degrees, refer to the higher degree's section.

Bachelor's & Master's


General FAQ

Guidelines for Wearing Academic Regalia

Regalia Recycling Program