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Caps and Gowns

Caps and Gowns

Caps and gowns may be picked up during the week before Commencement at the Millsaps Bookstore. The bookstore will be open the following hours during the week of graduation:

  Wednesday May 8 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  Thursday May 9 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  Friday May 10 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  Saturday May 11 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (except during ceremony)

Bookstore contact information:
Phone: 601-974-1230
Location: College Center, basement level

Hoods

M.Acc. and M.B.A. degree candidates or undergraduate degree students completing the Honors Program may wish to purchase an academic hood. Students who are candidates for summer graduation may purchase a hood but will not be hooded during the ceremony. Cost of hoods: $100.00 for graduate programs; $100.00 for Honors Program. Please make payment to the Business Office by noon on Friday before graduation.

Returning Caps and Gowns

Caps and gowns should be dropped off in the foyer (1st floor) of the Gertrude C. Ford Academic Complex immediately following the graduation ceremony, no later than 11:45 a.m. Diplomas may be picked up in the Academic Complex, 2nd floor atrium, no later than 11:45 a.m.

Academic attire - Graduation is a formal, academic occasion.

For women: dark shoes, dark dress, small earrings
For men: dark shoes, dark pants, white shirt
For all students: mortar board at all times; men remove their mortar boards as indicated by the action of the Vice President and Dean of the College.