Reserving regalia

The regalia rental site is now closed.

Gowns, academic caps and hoods will be available for pick up from 1 – 3 p.m. on Oct. 19 in The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER, Alberta Alumni Recreation Centre, first floor. Gowns and hoods must be returned to the same location following the convocation ceremony. The souvenir academic cap and tassel are yours to keep.

Graduands will also pick up their parade cards from the Alberta Alumni Recreation Centre at the same time as they collect their regalia. The parade card is to be presented to the Orator from which your name will be read as you cross the stage to graduate. In addition to your name, it will contain a number to ensure that you are lined up and seated in the correct order. If you neglected to pick up your parade card, you must locate a marshal prior to the ceremony to obtain your card.

How to wear your regalia

Academic dress is worn at graduation ceremonies and includes the academic robe (gown), hood and mortarboard (academic cap).

Bachelor's degree: If you are receiving a bachelor’s degree, see the proper way to put on your regalia.

Master’s and PhD degree: You will carry your hood over your left arm. On stage, you will kneel on a kneeler and be hooded by either UNB’s President or Chancellor.

All UNB graduands must wear appropriate regalia (gown, hood and academic cap) and should consider the distance covered by the academic procession when selecting footwear.

UNB asks that graduands do not take personal belongings such as purses, cell phones, backpacks, confetti or balloons on stage.