University of Kentucky Regalia Information

Bachelor & Master Gown

Below is a list of regalia items and their prices. You may purchase your regalia at the UK Bookstore, located on Lexington Avenue. Regalia will be available for purchase beginning at Grad Salute on Tuesday, March 6th at the King Alumni House located on Rose Street, hosted by the UK Alumni Association. The week following Grad Salute, regalia can be purchased through the bookstore or online until April 22, 2018. Order online here!

Please Note: The University of Kentucky Bachelor and Masters gowns have been changed to a custom blue.

UK Custom BLUE Bachelor Cap, Gown & Tassel $45
UK Custom BLUE Master Cap, Gown, Hood & Tassel $90

Additional products for Bachelor Graduates, such as honor cords and stoles, are available for purchase in the bookstore and at Grad Salute.

UK Custom Doctoral Gown

Doctoral Graduates choosing to purchase their entire outfit (gown, hood, and tam) will have their regalia delivered directly to the address entered at checkout ($15.95 shipping). The last day to order a UK Custom Doctoral Gown is March 25, 2018. Please note that custom gowns will take 4-6 weeks for production. Please allow up to two weeks for shipping. For an additional charge, express shipping is available.

Doctoral Candidates have the option to rent their gown and hood (tam is purchase only). The last day to order a rental UK Custom Doctoral Gown is April 2, 2018. All orders that contain some portion of a rental will be available for pickup in the bookstore during normal bookstore hours, starting on April 30, 2018.

PhD Gown, Hood and Tam Purchase


PhD Gown and Hood Rental, Tam Purchase


Professional Doctoral Souvenir Gown

Professional Doctoral candidates must order their regalia directly from Oak Hall. The last day to order a Professional Doctoral Souvenir Gown is April 22, 2018. Order online here!

Professional Doctoral Souvenir Gown, Hood and Tam Purchase


Professional Doctoral candidates also have the option to purchase a UK Custom Doctoral Gown. The UK Custom Doctoral Gown is the best option for graduates intending on participating in future Commencement ceremonies. If you would like to purchase this option, please follow the purchasing instructions listed for UK Custom Doctoral Gown.

Order Announcements

To order your personalized graduation announcements and your class ring online, visit HERE.

Military Honor Cords

In recognition of their military service, the University of Kentucky honors its servicemembers by providing them with a red, white, and blue honor cord. Military Honor Cords are available for pick-up at the Student Center Director's Office at 329 Blazer Dining, the Commencement Office at 306 Blazer Dining, or at the Information Table on the day of Commencement. Military Honor Cords are free of charge.

Bookstore Information

If you have further questions regarding the purchase or ordering of your regalia, please contact Kat or Kate at the UK Bookstore at

UK Bookstore
334 Lexington Avenue
Lexington, KY 40506
Phone: (859) 257-0236

Regular Hours of Operation:

Monday - Thursday: 8:30AM - 7:00PM
Friday: 8:30AM - 5:30PM
Saturday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Sunday: 11:00AM - 5:00PM