Graduates may obtain their cap and gown from Jostens by ordering on-line at www.jostens.com or calling Jostens at 800-854-7464.
With your academic dress you should wear a solid color shirt, dark tie (no bow ties,) dark shoes and dark trousers.
With your academic dress you should wear a solid color dress and dark (preferably black) shoes. Jewelry should be kept to an absolute minimum (no dangling earrings please.)
It is not necessary to wear the white collar that comes with the gown.
The academic cap should be worn flat on the head (horizontal with the ground,) with the tassel on your right side until the diploma is received.
** Graduate students do not move their tassels. Graduates wear their tassels on the left.
Contact the Office of Academic Administration, 731-661-5356.
Graduates are responsible for making sure they have the correct color tassel/hood. If you do not receive the correct color, please contact Jostens immediately. The following is a list of hood and tassel colors which represent the different degrees offered by Union University:
|Associate of Divinity||Red|
|Bachelor of Arts||White|
|Bachelor of Music||Pink|
|Bachelor of Science||Gold|
|Bachelor of Science in Business Administration||Taupe|
|Bachelor of Science in Engineering||Gold|
|Bachelor of Science in Nursing||Apricot|
|Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership||Gold|
|Bachelor of Social Work||Gold|
|Master of Christian Studies||Red|
|Master of Arts in Education||Blue|
|Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies||White|
|Master of Business Administration||Taupe|
|Master of Education||Blue|
|Master of Science in Nursing||Apricot|
|Master of Social Work||Citron|
|Master of Urban Education||Blue|
|Doctor of Education||Blue Hood/Gold Tassel|
|Doctor of Ministry||Red|
|Doctor of Nursing Practice||Apricot|
|Doctor of Pharmacy||Olive Green|