All degree candidates must wear the official Morgan State University Regalia (mortarboard (cap), gown, stole, and hood), which is only available for purchase at the Morgan State University Bookstore. All degree candidates should dress in a manner appropriate for the dignity and solemnity of the University’s Commencement Exercises. Graduation candidates should wear conservative dark bottoms (pants/skirts) and white or light-colored tops (blouses/shirts) with dark colored neckties or bowties.
Graduation candidates who are commissioned as Second Lieutenants in the United States’ Army will wear Dress Blues.
Graduation attire should not be removed at any point during the University’s Commencement Exercises, except the removal of mortarboards (caps) for males during the invocation, the singing of anthems and the Alma Mater, and the benediction.