Honors Cords may be picked up at Commencement Rehearsal on Wednesday, May 14 (preferred) or during business hours on May 15 (preferred) or May 16 at the Registrar's Office. These cords are not available on Commencement Day. Only the recepient may pick-up their cord, and you will need a photo ID to do so.
Academic regalia can be picked up from the Barnes & Noble Bookstore @ WPI starting at the Salute to the Class of 2014 on Thursday, April 2nd. Orders placed by March 17 may be picked-up on April 2nd. You will pay when you pick-up your regalia at Barnes and Noble Bookstore. If you fail to order your regalia, the bookstore will have some extra BS/BA and masters gowns on-site. Ph.D. regalia is specialized, so please order early! You may order your regalia on-line here.
The Bachelor's gown, cap, and tassel cost $44.98.
|Graduate Student Regalia|
|Doctor Rental (Gown & Tam)||$99.98|
|(The University pays for Doctoral Hood)|
|Purchase of Docter Tam||$91.98|
|Purchase of Doctor Gown||$479.98|
|Souvenir Master Cap, Gown, Tassel||$49.98|
|Souvenir Master Hood||$26.98|
The Salute to the Class of 2014 (on Wednesday, April 2, 2014) is the time to purchase your diploma frame, graduation announcements and class ring. Special discounts and raffles will take place during this special day. New this year for undergraduates and masters students: Purchase a diploma frame, and receive your cap and gown free. Masters students pay for hoods. Take a look at diploma frames here -- you'll purchase these in store or via phone order.
During the month of May, Barnes & Noble will be open 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. During the week leading up to Commencement (May 12th - 16th), the hours will be as follows:
Monday & Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
For questions regarding Academic Regalia, please contact the bookstore at +1-508-831-5247.