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  • Caps, Gowns, Rings
    & Announcements

    Order what you need to make Graduation picture perfect.

    Caps & Gowns

    Caps, gowns, hoods, and tassels can be purchased from ODU's Bookstore during the Countdown to Commencement, which will take place November 3 and 4 from 1 - 6 p.m. for Fall Commencement.   

    If you can't make those times, you can purchase items during regular Bookstore hours.

    The deadline to purchase regalia is November 14If we need to special order after this date, you will incur a $25 rush shipping fee. 

    • Undergraduate packages (cap, gown, tassel) are $46.00 plus tax.  
    • Master's packages (cap, gown, hood, tassel) are $98.00 plus tax.  

    Items are also available individually. Call the Bookstore at (614) 251-4545 for pricing.   

    The Bookstore accepts cash, check (with valid id), and credit cards. Please bring your RSVP email confirmation as caps and gowns are non-returnable. 

    We recommend that caps and gowns be steamed or pressed with a cool iron prior to the ceremony.

    Hoods & Tassels

    Please be aware of the colors of your hood and tassel when purchasing them from the bookstore.  

    Tassels worn during graduation reflects a graduate’s discipline. The graduates degree and the institution that granted it are indicated by color and design. 

    The hood is lined with the colors of the university (for Ohio Dominican, white and gold) and is faced with a color indicating the discipline of study.  Hoods are worn only by those earning a Master's degree. 

    Degree      

    Hood 

    Tassel             

    Master of Arts (Theology)

    Scarlet

    Scarlet

    Master of Arts

    White

    White

    Master of Business Administration

    Drab (Brown)

    Drab (Brown)

    Master of Science

    Gold

    Gold

    Master of Education

    Light Blue

    Light Blue

    Bachelor of Arts

    N/A

    White

    Bachelor of Science

    N/A

    Gold

    Bachelor of Science in Education

    N/A

    Light Blue

    Associate of Arts

    N/A

    Black

    Associate of Science

    N/A

    Black

    Class Rings & Announcements

    For information on Class Rings and Graduation Announcements, visit Jostens at www.jostens.com. Order forms and ring pamphlets are also available in the ODU Bookstore. 

    Please order graduation announcements at least of 4 weeks prior to your intended mail date. It is recommended that announcements be mailed to friends and relatives 10 days prior to the event. 

  • Contact Info

    Student Development

    Student Center, Suite 249
    Ohio Dominican University
    1216 Sunbury Road
    Columbus, Ohio 43219

    Phone: (614) 251-4595
    Fax:     (614) 251-4442
    studentdevelopment@ ohiodominican.edu