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Attire and Flowers



Women wear black dresses and the men wear black tuxedos.


Women wear white dresses and the men wear summer tuxedos (white jacket and black pants)


The tradition of carrying roses at graduation goes back to at least the 1930s!

Flowers can be ordered from the College Bookstore.

Women traditionally carry bouquets of six red roses tied with a red bow ($21.00); the boutonniere for men is a single red rose ($5.00).

The last day to place an order is:

FALL: December 12th 5:30 p.m.

SPRING: May 3 at 5:00 p.m.

Roses may be picked up immediately prior to lining up for commencement; flowers must be preordered and will not be sold on commencement day.