Deadline for Graduation Application | March 1
Graduation Salute | April 2 - 5
Deadline for Departmental Orders | March 29
Deadline for Faculty Orders | March 29
Deadline for Homeship for Bachelor | April 12
for Masters & Doctorates | April 12
Graduation Distribution | May 7 ~ 11
Graduation Days | Details at Student/Faculty Page
Deadline for Faculty Rental Returns | May 23
See Students/Faculty Pages for Comencement Dates, Times and Locations.
Click anywhere for more information.
Students must apply by the deadline to be included in the commencement program. Students graduating in the spring or the following summer are invited to attend spring commencement.
|Graduation Term||Application Deadlines|
During Graduate Salute, you can
Pick up your gown, cap and tassel at the Bookstore on these dates.
This is your last chance to pick up your Regalia(See Instructions Here) before graduation or make any last minute exchanges for sizes. Portrait sittings, Balfour representatives, and other vendors are only available during Graduate Salute and not during Graduation Distribution.
2019 Graduation is May 11. — See Details Here.
Undergraduate Students: Please visit Registrar's Office website or contact them by phone at (479) 575-5451.
Student regalia can be picked up from the Bookstore during Graduate Salute and Graduate Distribution. The dates and times for this semester’s events can be found above.
See Instructions Here.
If you are a student and have applied for graduation, then you do not need to pay for your regalia. The cost of regalia is included in your student fees.
There is no need to order or reserve regalia ahead of time. All we need to know to pull your regalia is your height and your student ID at the time pickup.
The Bookstore does not ship regalia. However, Balfour does provide a homeship program directly. Please visit the Balfour Homeship Regalia link above. Please note that there is a shipping cost and deadline associated with shipping regalia.
Commencement adornments like stoles and cords are distributed by your college or department. If you have questions regarding adornments please contact your major’s department for more information.
Your regalia is paid for by the University through your graduation fees and is yours to keep.
After the initial set all additional or replacement regalia must be purchased. For more information please contact the Bookstore using the information below.
The Bookstore can exchange the regalia however we can only do so during Grad Salute and Graduation Distribution. Please bring the original regalia correctly folded and in original packaging. You will also need your student ID and a suggested size.
The best resource for information on Class Rings or Announcements is during Grad Salute. Balfour representatives will be on hand during the event to walk you through all the item and pricing options. You can also find out more information by visiting the appropriate links below.
Questions about Regalia and Graduation Accessories?
Graduation • (479) 575-2999 | Email
Regalia • 844-711-6100
Announcement • 800-433-0296
Rings and Diploma Frames • 800-225-3687
Pick up your rental regalia at the Bookstore on these dates.
Payment for rental regalia is due at the time of pickup. The Bookstore accepts cash, check, all major credit cards & Pcards. If your department pays for your regalia please have the payment information on hand.
Please note: the Bookstore no longer accepts blanket PO's unless special arrangements have been made beforehand.
May 11 | 9:00am | Bud Walton Arena
Graduation is May 11. — See Details Here.
Faculty can order regalia by visiting our website and clicking on the "Rent Faculty Regalia" link. Faculty and staff must login using their UARK username and password. If faculty have ordered before their previous order information will be displayed. They can then either edit their information, or submit their order. Any edits will need to be submitted before the order can be submitted. Faculty with no previous order history will have the option to complete their information in the blank fields. All required information will need to be submitted before they can submit their order. All information edits will receive email confirmations as well as all submitted order. An order is not submitted unless you receive and email confirmation of the submitted order.
Payment for rental regalia is due at the time of pickup. The Bookstore accepts cash, check, all major credit cards, and departmental blanket PO numbers. If your department pays for your regalia please have the payment information on hand. Please note: In accordance with university policy the Bookstore does not keep department blanket PO information on file!
Gown • Cap • Tassel $29.50
Gown • Cap • Tassel $25.60
Gown • Cap • Tassel $23.00
The deadline to return all rental regalia for Fall Graduation is May 23. Returns after this date are subject to a late fee.
After commencement please return all rental regalia (including cap, gown, tassel, and hood) to the Supply Department cashier counter located just to the right of the Bookstore’s main entrance. Please confirm with the attendant that all items have been returned in full and that there are no issues. You should also receive an email confirmation of the return.
Note to departments returning regalia in bulk: Regalia for faculty MUST be complete, individually packaged, and labeled. Failure to do so will significantly delay the return process and could result in issues crediting faculty correctly. Please have department representatives stay throughout the return process to ensure that all faculty regalia is matched correctly.
Questions about Regalia and Graduation Accessories?
Call: (479) 575-2999 | Email