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Commencement

Boy at graduation in cap and gown.Regalia

Caps and gowns must be purchased from the Claremore campus Barnes and Noble Bookstore. 

  • Bachelor Degree: Black Cap and Gown
  • Associate Degree: Silver Cap and Gown
  • Summa Cum Laude: Blue Stole
  • Magna Cum Laude: Red Stole
  • Cum Laude: White Stole
  • Psi Chi (International Honor Society in Psychology): Tri-color Medallion and Silver Stole (Members can contact Dr. Kevin Woller)
  • Sigma Beta Delta: Green/Gold Cords or Stole (Members can contact Dr. MaryRose Hart)
  • School of Business – Drab tassel
  • School of Liberal Arts – White tassel
  • School of Mathematics, Science, & Health Sciences – Gold tassel

Important

  • Please arrive dressed in your graduation regalia at the south side of the Claremore Expo no later than 30 minutes prior to the start of your commencement ceremony.
  • Line up, single-file, according to tassel color, between the signs for your school.
  • If you are graduating with honors, check in at the Honors table immediately upon arrival.

Dress code

  • Men should wear dark slacks, dress shoes, and an appropriate shirt under their gown. 
  • Women should wear dark slacks or a skirt, along with an appropriate shirt and nice shoes. 
  • Please arrive at the Expo dressed in your graduation regalia.

The bookstore can be reached at:

bookstore@rsu.edu
918-343-7847