Boston College

Welcome to the Regalia Registration Home Page for Graduating Students

Website Opening Date: March 1st, 2019 at 9:00 am – May 1, 2019 at 11:59 pm (EST)


The 143rd Commencement of Boston College will be held on Monday, May 20, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. in Alumni Stadium. Commencement Exercises are a two-part ceremony. The University Commencement (main ceremony) will start with a procession at 9:05 a.m. All graduates should be in assembly areas by 8:15 a.m. The academic procession into Alumni Stadium for the University Commencement will begin at 9:05 a.m. At the conclusion of the University Commencement, graduates and their guests will go to the assigned locations for the individual school/College Diploma Ceremonies at which diplomas are awarded.
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Rental Prices
Foreign Credit Card Transactions
Effective May 6, 2016, a 5% fee will be added to all foreign credit card transactions.
To complete your payment, please call 800-585-5500.


Ordering Online
If you order and pay for your regalia online, you will need to come to the Boston College bookstore located in McElroy Commons on the days and times listed below to pick them up, as well as to obtain your rain location tickets. Ordering online will save time and minimize wait times when you arrive at the Bookstore in McElroy Commons. The deadline to to order online is May 1, 2019.
Students ordering doctoral robes may use the link below. The deadline to order doctoral robe is May 1, 2019.
Ordering In Person
If you choose to order in person, please visit the bookstore in McElroy Commons on the days and times listed below. You will be able to place your order, make payment, and pick up your regalia and rain location tickets. If you choose to pay for your cap and gown using your Eagle Bucks, that will have to be done in person at the bookstore in McElroy Commons.
Order Confirmation Details
You will receive an email once your regalia registration is complete.
The email will be from Build a Grad. This email order confirmation contains all the necessary details regarding your regalia order. Your Order Number will be on this order confirmation.


Cap and Gown Headquarters will be in the lobby/bookstore in McElroy Commons.
The Cap and Gown Headquarters will be open on the following days:
Please bring your Boston College ID or a government issued ID and Eagle ID number.
** Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
** Thursday, May 16, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
** Friday, May 17, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Cap and gown distribution will NOT be available on Saturday and Sunday.
Emergency pick-up is available on Monday, May 20, 2019 from 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the bookstore located in McElroy Commons.


The rental outfit must be returned no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, May 20, 2019.
There will be a charge of $35 for outfits returned incomplete or without the appropriate receipt.
Representatives of University Cap & Gown will be collecting rented academic regalia at McElroy Commons—Beacon Street entrance; The Hillside Shop in Maloney Hall; and Cadigan Alumni Center on the Brighton Campus. Any returns after 5:00 p.m. on Commencement Day must be made at the bookstore located in McElroy Commons.
If you have any questions, please contact Tina Plotegher, Director of the Boston College Bookstores, at 617-552-2671 or


NOTE: Images are used for product representation only. Actual product will vary in adherence to academic code specifications.
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Regalia services for Boston College are provided by Balfour.

If you need assistance or have any questions,
please contact us @ 1-844-711-6100 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday
or email us @

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