Caps and Gowns


Ordering Caps & Gowns, Announcements, Diploma Holders

Full-Time MBA:  Please order no later than May 29, 2015
Each student should order their cap, gown, and announcements in person at Graduation, Etc. on Level A at Ackerman, Mon-Fri, from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, or through their website.

The rental fee for the cap, gown, and hood is $40.33 (tax included), and can be picked after May 15th at the Student Cap & Gown distribution center on the A level of Ackerman Union 10am-5pm M-F, 12pm-5pm on Saturday; closed Sundays.

**If you plan on purchasing your own cap and gown, prices begin at $350 and orders must be placed by Friday, April 10th**. 

Cap & Gown Pick-up
If you have already ordered your cap and gown, your items can be picked up beginning May 13th at the Student Cap & Gown distribution center on the A level of Ackerman Union 10am-5pm Monday-Friday or 12pm-5pm on Saturdays. The store is closed on Sundays. Please be sure to take your student ID with you for verification.


For other questions, you may contact the UCLA Store at (310) 825-2587 or 206-2884.

Fully Employed MBA (FEMBA)
FEMBA students must place their orders by Friday, March 27th for caps and gowns directly through Teri Szabo in the FEMBA program office. She may be reached at (310) 206-4134.


They will be distributed on Saturday, May 16th at the North Lawn pre-graduation celebration.

Doctoral Students
Doctoral students have the option to rent or purchase their gowns. You may order your cap, gown, announcements, or diploma frame in person at Graduation, Etc. on Level A at Ackerman, Mon-Fri, from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, or through their website uclastore.com.


**If you plan on purchasing your own cap and gown, prices begin at $350 and orders must be placed by Friday, April 10th**.

Announcements
You may purchase announcements to mail to your friends and family members from Graduation Etc.  A packet of 25 announcements begin at $40.00, and can be picked up two weeks after you place your order.

Diploma Frames
If you would like to have your diploma displayed, Graduation Etc. has a variety of frames to choose from. Visit their store on the A level of Ackerman. Frame prices start at $90.00.

Returning Gowns & Hoods

Full-Time and Fully Employed MBA Students

Immediately following the ceremony's conclusion, Full-Time MBA grads are to go to room C-315 in Entrepreneurs Hall while FEMBA Grads are to go to room D-301 in Cornell Hall. Graduation Etc. representatives will be there to process gown and hood returns for both programs (you do get to keep your mortarboards). If you forget or simply cannot drop off your gown and hood that day, you have until June19th by 5:00 p.m. to return them to the Graduation Etc. store. Failure to return gowns by June 19 will cause a hold to be placed on your records and diploma in addtional to a $50 late fee.