Ordering Announcements, Cap and Gown

Ordering graduation announcements

Spread the word of your graduation with customized announcements. You will need to know your degree, major, and time of ceremony when you place your order. Your degree and major titles can be found under the Academic Tab, Student Records Channel, General Student Information link in My Missouri State.

Order your announcements online at Herff Jones.

Purchasing regalia

All graduates are required to wear authorized regalia (caps, gowns, tassels, master's hoods) which may be purchased through the Missouri State Bookstore. Regalia may also be purchased at the Greek Store in the Plaster Student Union May 11-14, and on commencement day one hour prior to the ceremony at the south end of Hammons Student Center.

Scholastic honors

Undergraduate students eligible for University Scholastic Honors recognition may pick up their honors cordon at the south end of Hammons Student Center on commencement day. Scholastic honors are automatically calculated, so you do not need to do anything in advance.

Summa Cum Laude - gold

Magna Cum Laude - silver

Cum Laude - bronze


Veterans recognition

Missouri State University graduation candidates who have served in the military or who are scheduled to receive ROTC commissioning will be recognized with a red, white and blue cordon. Eligible graduation candidates will be contacted by Veteran Student Services, and the cordon may be picked up at the Veteran Student Services office prior to commencement.