Grad Fair, Regalia, Invitations + Photos

2015 Commencement Grad Fair

Information regarding graduation regalia is available through the university bookstore. Costs for regalia are included in the $275 graduation fee. In addition to the regalia, which graduates may keep following commencement, this fee includes the graduate's diploma, diploma cover, and lifetime transcripts.

The 2015 Undergraduate/Graduate Grad Fair, which is a "one stop shop" for all graduation needs, will be held Monday and Tuesday, February 9 & 10, 2015 from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. in the Danna Student Center, St. Charles Room.

The 2015 College of Law Grad Fair will be held Wednesday, February 11, 2014 from 2 - 6 p.m. in the College of Law, Rooms 342, 343, and 344.

Students who plan on graduating in May, 2015 are asked to attend the Grad Fair to order their cap and gown, a requirement for those participating in the commencement ceremony. Additionally, Grad Fair attendees will be able to verify the status of their graduation application with Student Records and meet with representatives from Student Finance and Scholarship and Financial Aid regarding account balances and required Perkins Loan and Stafford Loan exit interviews. Personalized graduation announcements, class rings, and formal graduation photographs will be available for purchase at the Grad Fair.

All candidates who complete an application for degree will receive official notification about the Grad Fair.

Graduates who are unable to attend the Grad Fair are asked to contact the bookstore after February 11 at (504) 865-3262 or regarding regalia and announcements. Please provide them with your degree information, height, and weight.

The deadline to order regalia is Friday, February 27, 2015.

If you are not planning to participate, but would still like to order your regalia, your order must also be placed by February 27.  There will be a $7.50 shipping fee.


Official commencement photographers will be on hand at the commencement ceremony to photograph candidates receiving their diploma covers. Photographs can be viewed and ordered 5 - 7 days after the ceremony at:

For customer service, please call Candid Campus Photography, Inc./Graduation Foto at 1-800-233-3686. Or e-mail: