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Caps, Gowns and Announcements

Caps and gowns

All students wishing to participate in a main campus ceremony will be required to order their cap and gown via CougarTrack. The electronic order form is located under Academics and is titled "Application for Commencement Ceremony." There is a strict deadline for ordering your cap and gown. This deadline is always eight (8) weeks prior to the commencement ceremony (i.e., mid-March for the May ceremony or mid-October for the December ceremony). announcements

Day and Evening students: Once ordered, your cap and gown will be available at the bookstore two weeks prior to graduation.

Nationwide and Online students: Caps and gowns will be shipped to your local campus for Nationwide students to pick up. Caps and gowns will be shipped directly to Online Campus students.


For printed announcements, please visit the Herff-Jones Web site to place your order. If you prefer generic announcements, please e-mail the bookstore or call (573) 875-7341.

Columbia College Class Ring


Please go to the Herff-Jones Web site to order class rings.