Cap & Gown Information - Hattiesburg

UPDATED January 30, 2015

Caps and gowns may be ordered from Barnes & Noble at Southern Miss during regular business hours now for Spring 2015 Commencement. Late fees will be added to all cap and gown orders beginning April 6, 2015. All cap and gown orders must be placed by April 17, 2015 in order to guarantee regalia availability at commencement.


Southern Miss wants degree candidates to enjoy this milestone for years to come. Barnes & Noble @ Southern Miss will host Grad Fest for spring degree candidates to have the convenience of taking care of all of their graduation needs at one time and place. Students may reserve your seat, order regalia, invitations, class rings, and visit with other campus representatives. While this event is not mandatory, students are encouraged to come enjoy Grad Fest on the following dates:

Hattiesburg Campus (Barnes & Noble): February 23, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. and February 24, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

USM Gulf Coast campus (Hardy Hall): February 25, 1:30 - 5:00 p.m.


Caps and gowns ordered at the Hattiesburg campus can be picked up at the Barnes & Noble Southern Miss Bookstore in the Thad Cochran Center, for candidates and faculty, beginning Tuesday, May 5 through Thursday, May 7 from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. Doctoral students can pick up regalia Friday Morning (May 8) in the J.B. George Speech & Hearing Sciences Building. 

**Candidates can arrange for a third party to pick items ups by providing an email from their Eagle Mail account to - "Please allow John  Doe to pick up my cap and gown/seating card."

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