Cap and Gown

NOW is the time to order regalia and other commencement related accessories.
Visit Oak Hall to order your cap and gown. The deadline for orders is Friday, April 30.
Please contact Kim Allen at or call 202-594-3300 for additional information. Bookstore hours 

Important notes you need to know:
  • Any students who did not order their regalia online will need to purchase it in store. 
  • If anyone ordered their gown and did not receive it in time due to travel or delivery delays, you can stop by the store for assistance starting May 13.
  • If anyone received a portion of their regalia that was incorrect, please bring in the item and swap it out in store starting May 13.

Class Ring

Class Rings are special at Catholic University.

The official ring of The Catholic University of America is available exclusively to junior and senior students in good standing. It represents a lifelong link with fellow classmates and alumni. The traditions, values and knowledge of Catholic University will continue with you.

Class rings can be ordered here by Friday, April 30. 
Please contact the Office of Campus Activities by e-mail at or 202-319-6003 for details about our traditional ring blessing mass.

Diploma Frames

In addition to regalia, diploma frames can be ordered by visiting the university bookstore website. 



Share the good news about your graduation with family and friends! 
Our partners at Balfour offer a variety of personalized announcements. Review pricing and packages here.



Honor Cords

The distribution of Honor Cords is handled by each academic department. Please refer to the academic department within your respective school. Honor Cords cannot be ordered or pick-up at the university bookstore.  A list of each school can be found here.