Graduation

How To Wear Your Regalia (Hood & Gown)

Saint Mary's University follows the academic formal dress general guidelines established at Oxford and Cambridge Universities in England. The academic dress worn by each graduate depends upon that academic level attained. The hood symbolizes the degree to which they will be or has been admitted to.

It is recommended to wear light clothing under your gown as they can be very warm. Those wearing suits may chose not to wear their suit jacket under their gown during the ceremony.

This video will provide instructions as to how Saint Mary's University academic regalia is to be worn.‌