Regalia Assistance

The Regalia Assistance for May 2019 has concluded.


A Division of Student Affairs fund provides relief for students needing financial assistance purchasing regalia. Regalia is sold through the Barnes & Noble@VCU campus bookstores. Regalia prices, including cap, gown, hood and tassel are: bachelor set, $56.98; master set, $73.98; Ph.D./Ed.D. set, $108.98; and professional doctorate set*, $59.98.


Undergraduate, graduate and professional students who will participate in the May 2019 Commencement activities may apply for assistance. Funds are limited and will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Assistance will be for ONE SET of regalia (cap, gown and hood).

Applying for Assistance

Students must complete the application form.

Administration of the Award

Regalia assistance will be administered through the Division of Student Affairs. Financial need will be considered as part of the process. Students can retrieve their regalia from their respective Barnes & Noble @ VCU store on either campus per the timeline below. Reimbursement will not be made to students who have previously purchased regalia; assistance is not applicable for online purchases.

  • Applications Accepted and Reviewed: 
  • Notification: March 18 through May 3, 2019. Please allow at least one week after application.
  • Retrieve Regalia at Barnes & Noble @ VCU starting March 18, 2019, with approval notice.
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