Cap & Gown Information - Hattiesburg
Cap and Gown Rental and Pickup
Barnes & Noble @ Southern Miss will host Grad Fest at which students may order regalia, invitations, class rings, and visit with other campus representatives. It is highly recommended that candidates attend Grad Fest, but not mandatory. Grad Fest will be held on the following dates:
Hattiesburg Campus (Barnes & Noble): September 18, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. and September 19, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
USM Gulf Coast campus (Hardy Hall): September 17, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Caps and gowns may be ordered from Barnes & Noble at Southern Miss starting September 1, 2013 for Fall Commencement. A late fee will be added to all cap and gown orders placed after October 31. Cap and Gown rental and late fees are non-refundable.
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, December 10th through Thursday, December 12th from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. Doctoral students can pick up regalia Friday Morning (December 13th) in the J.B. George Speech & Hearing Sciences Building. Doctoral students are not issued a seating card for the ceremony.
**Students may request to have a third party pick up their cap, gown, and seating card with written permission and proper identification.** The third party individual can present written permission at the time of pick up.