Commencement books on each commencement participants chair.


Master's and credential degree candidates wear the black tassel on the left side of the mortar board. Master's candidates carry their hoods on their right arms during the processional.

All degree candidates or credential recipients participating in the ceremony must wear academic regalia.

Regalia Colors

Master's Degree Hood Color
MA White
MS Gold
MBA Sapphire Blue
MFA Brown
MPA Citron
MPH Salmon
MSW Citron
MUP Citron
MLIS Lemon

Baccalaureate Tassels

College Tassel Color
Health and Human Sciences Olive Green
Business Sapphire Blue
Education Light Blue
Engineering Orange
Humanities and the Arts White
Sciences Gold
Social Sciences Cream

All master's and credential tassels are black.