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Purchase Cap and Gown

You can reserve your cap and gown and pay for it at the campus store from April 8, 2016 through the Friday before commencement.

Tassel and Hood Colors

Academic regalia refers to the academic costume worn by graduates at the commencement ceremony. At Marylhurst University, bachelor's regalia consists of a black gown and a black cap with a tassel. The tassel color indicates the specific field of study, as listed below.

Master's candidates also wear a black hood lined with blue and gold, representing Marylhurst University, and faced with the color indicating the specific field of study.

Undergraduate Degrees

Major • Color

Art • White
Art, Fine Art • Brown
Business & Leadership • Drab
Business Management • Drab
Communication • White
Cultural Studies • White
English Literature & New Media • White
English Literature & Writing • White
Human Studies • Gold
Interdisciplinary Studies • White
Interior Design • Brown
Media & Film Studies • White
Music • Pink
Music Therapy • Pink
Organizational & Strategic Communications • White
Psychology • Gold
Real Estate Studies • Drab
Religious Studies • Scarlet
Science • Gold
Social Sciences • Citron
Sustainable Business • Drab

Graduate Degrees

Major • Color

Applied Pastoral Theology • Scarlet
Art Therapy Counseling • White
Business Administration • Drab
Divinity • Scarlet
Education • Light Blue
Food Systems & Society • White
Interdisciplinary Studies • White
Teaching • Light Blue

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