Academic Attire

Graduates participating in the University of Michigan virtual graduation ceremony are not required to wear official U-M academic attire, but may choose to obtain their own. As a reminder, graduates will not be on camera during the virtual ceremony

If you would like to order academic attire for your own use outside of the ceremony, you may purchase your attire when you register to participate in the virtual graduation ceremony, or follow this link.

April 12, 2021: deadline to order to ship directly to your home. You must pay the shipping fee of $11.00.

Hood Colors

To ensure that you purchase the correct hood, please note your hood color:

Degree Program Hood Color
MHI health informatics silver grey
MHSA public health salmon
MPH public health salmon
MS science gold


royal blue

public health


Public Health Cap and Gown Re-use Program

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Public Health Sustainability Initiative (PHSI) ​Cap and Gown ​Reuse ​Program will not be in operation for the 2021 graduation ceremony. 

Graduation Announcements (printed)

Standard printed announcements may be purchased at


The University of Michigan wants to ensure that all graduates, candidates, and guests can participate fully in the virtual graduation ceremony. 

A sign language interpreter will be present and there will be live captioning. 

Please email if you have any questions regarding accommodations.