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Southern Oregon University

Commencement Regalia:

To walk in the Commencement ceremony graduates receiving a Bachelors degree are required to wear a black Bachelor's gown, cap and tassel. Graduates receiving a Masters degree are required to wear a black Master's gown, cap, tassel, and hood. The stole of gratitude is optional for both the Bachelors and Masters. You may purchase your cap, gown, tassel, master's hood, diploma frame, and other graduation accessories from the SOU Bookstore.

Graduation Announcements and Class Rings:

Jostens is SOU's official vendor for personalized graduation announcements and class rings. Place your order online at, or by phone at 1.800.854.7464. Blank graduation announcements and thank you cards can be purchased anytime at the SOU Bookstore or online:

Graduation Photographs:

The official vendor for SOU graduation photographs is Jolesch Photography. Visit them online at Photos are taken of all graduates. Proofs will be mailed out one week after the ceremony and will also be available at There is no obligation to purchase any photo package.