Meet and line up at 9 a.m. in the east lobby of Lucina Hall.
A faculty member of your committee or chair will hood you during the ceremony.
Procession out of Lucina will begin at 9:30 a.m., so please be prompt in arriving.
If you intend to participate in the ceremony, you will need to purchase the necessary regalia such as the cap, gown, and tassel. The Ball State Bookstore in the Art and Journalism Building has regalia in stock at all times.
Cap and Gown
- black gown with three velvet bars on the sleeves
- black cap, soft or hard, with golden tassel and doctoral hood representing area of study
Degree Tassel and Hood
Ph.D. Doctor of Philosophy Gold Tassel and Royal Blue Hood
DA Doctor of Arts Gold Tassel and Pink Hood
EdD Doctor of Education Gold Tassel and Light Blue Hood
EdS Specialist of Education Gold Tassel and Light Blue Hood
AUD Doctor of Audiology Gold Tassel and Rhodes Blue Hood
DNP Doctor of Nursing Practice Gold Tassel and Apricot Hood
Learn more about academic regalia and where to buy it.