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

Ph.D.

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