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Regalia (Cap & Gown)

If you have not ordered or picked up your regalia, please stop by the Ramapo College Bookstore between now and April 30.

The Bachelor’s package (for undergraduates) is $75 and includes a black cap & gown, degree color tassel and Ramapo stole.  The Master’s package (for graduate students) is $80 and includes a maroon cap & gown, degree color tassel and hood.

Graduates should wear their regalia at both the Arching and Commencement Ceremonies.


Reader Cards

Your reader card is what will be used to read your name out loud during your respective Commencement ceremony so be sure to write your name so it can be more easily pronounced.

For example, if your name is Stephanie Scheeler you would write: Stephanie Sh-e-ler.  More common first and last names such as Michael, John, Mary, Smith, Gold, etc. can be written exactly as they are spelled.

Do not bend, fold or tear your reader card or write anything but your name on your card.

Attention Undergraduates: Reader cards will be available for pick-up from Roadrunner Central April 25 through May 8.

Attention Masters students: Reader cards will be available for pick-up in the Bill Bradley Sports and Recreation Center immediately prior to the start of the ceremony on May 17.

Save the Date: GRAD Events

Join your fellow graduates and Countdown to Commencement at the following events.

April 25, 2018 – Life After Ramapo

Should you buy or lease a car? What do you look for when renting an apartment? How do you join the alumni association?

The 4th annual Life After Ramapo event is scheduled for Wednesday, April 25 from 5 – 6:30 p.m in Padavano Commons. This event provides graduating seniors with important information about different aspects of life after graduation. Don’t miss one of the last programs for the Class of 2018! FREE FOOD & PRIZES TOO!

April 30, 2018 – Village Senior Night

Don’t miss Village Senior Night on Monday, April 30 for graduating seniors and all current Village residents! The event will take place in the Graduating Seniors Tent, located outside of the Thomases Commons. Wristband distribution will begin at 7 p.m., and doors will be open from 7:30 p.m. – 1 a.m. There will be free food, music, prizes and much more!

Also, don’t miss the Exclusive Senior Dinner sponsored by Sodexo in the Birch Tree on Monday, April 30 from 5 – 7 p.m. You may also pick up your wristband for the tent while at dinner.

Cap decorating will take place in the Thomases Commons from 8 – 9:30 p.m. Supplies will be provided; graduates just need to bring their caps and their imaginations!

May 9, 2018 – Arching Ceremony & School Receptions