Yes, you may receive a refund for your cap and gown rental. You will be refunded on the same card used for the original purchase. If you ordered your cap and gown online, then your refund will happen automatically. If you ordered your cap and gown in person, you will need to contact the UVic Bookstore by email or by phone 250.721.8311. It may take time to process due to limited staffing levels.
Yes, you may have your diploma frame purchase refunded. If you requested the Advance Frame Order Pickup option, you will be contacted to see if you would prefer a refund or that we ship your frame to you free of charge. If you choose a refund, you will be refunded on the same card for the original purchase. It may take time to process due to limited staffing levels. Please contact the UVic Bookstore by email or by phone 250.721.8311 if you have any further questions or requests.
Before graduation, graduates will receive an information package from the Ceremonies and Special Events Office. Please try to reserve your cap and gown as soon as you know you are attending convocation. Your degree and sizing information is critical. You will be asked to pay online using a credit card or choose to pay by debit or cash in person to reserve your Cap and Gown. Reservations made before November 2nd will receive a $10 discount.
Payment can be made online (credit card) or in person (cash, credit, debit, ONECard, or Gift cards).
Bachelor's Cap & Gown Rental : $40.00
Master's Cap & Gown Rental : $40.00
Doctoral Cap & Gown Rental : $40.00
Diploma/Certificate Gown Rental * : $40.00
Cap and gown reserved prior to November 2nd receive a $10 discount.
Gown sizes are determined by your height.
Cap sizes are determined by your head measurement. Measure the circumference of your head with a tape measure, at temple height in inches.
Please go to the Senate Chambers, Room A180 in the University Centre located by the Records & Admissions Office. Be sure to arrive at least two hours before the ceremony to avoid lineups and possibly delaying your arrival in the Clearihue "C" Wing Marshaling Rooms.
Please bring identification (preferably your student card). Your regalia rental is reserved under your name.
There will be a $5 per item per day late fee that will be billed to you for late returns.
Yes. Please contact the Bookstore by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone at 250.721.8311. Academic regalia is made to order from our supplier in eastern Canada. Please allow 8-10 weeks for delivery.
Yes. Academic cap and gown for individual rentals can be arranged by email at email@example.com or by calling the Bookstore by telephone at 250.721.8311. A rental fee of $40.00 (cap, gown & hood) plus delivery and return postage for out-of-town reservations will apply. The shipping charges will vary depending on where you live and the method of shipping. Payment by credit card is required for rentals of regalia outside of convocation. We require 72 hours notice to arrange cap and gown pick-up and 2 weeks notice for delivery.
Please note: we are unable to provide cap and gown for individual rentals during the months of June and November as cap and gown inventory is reserved for all graduation ceremonies during these times.