Honors Cords may be picked up at Commencement Rehearsal on Wednesday, May 13 (preferred) or during business hours on May 14 (preferred) or May 15 at the Campus Bookstore. 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.
Degree candidates must wear WPI academic regalia at Commencement. Regalia may be picked up from the Barnes & Noble Bookstore @ WPI. If you have not ordered your academic regalia, DON'T WORRY! The bookstore will have BS/BA and masters gowns on-site. Ph.D. regalia is specialized, so please order early!
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 2015 occured on Wednesday, April 1, 2015. On this date, many candidates choose to purchase their diploma frame, graduation announcements and class ring. Special discounts and raffles place during this special day. 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 Thursday, and until 3:00 PM on Friday. During the week leading up to Commencement (May 11th - 15th), the hours will be as follows. Please don't be the candidate who gets their regalia on Saturday morning!
Monday & Tuesday, May 11 & 12: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday, May 13: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM (this is rehearsal night)
Thursday, may 14: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday, May 15: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday, May 16: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
For questions regarding Academic Regalia, please contact the bookstore at +1-508-831-5247.