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Graduation 2023

Graduation Gowns



COLLECTION AND RETURN OF GOWNS, HOODS, & MORTAR BOARDS
 
Gowns and Hoods may be collected from the Lobby of The Roy Marshall Teaching Complex, Cave Hill Campus from MONDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2023 TO TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2023 FROM 9:00 A.M. TO 4:00 P.M.  
 
Certified Bank Cheques, Bank Drafts or Money Orders for the equivalent in Barbados currency of the purchase price/rental deposit of the gown/hood/mortarboard, should be made payable to the  University of the West Indies, Cave Hill.  Cash payments will also be accepted at the Campus Cashier.  Please note that personal cheques will not be accepted after October 11, 2023 and that the opening hours of the Cashier at the Cave Hill Bursary are 9.00 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. ONLY.  No payments will be received outside of this arrangement.
 
Gowns/Hoods/Mortarboards should normally be collected by the graduate ONLY. 
 
You are required to produce your STUDENT ID CARD and PROOF OF PAYMENT before being issued with the gown/hood/mortarboard.
 
PLEASE NOTE: Graduands should not launder gowns/hoods, as they will be cleaned prior to distribution.
 
Graduands are asked to return the rented Gowns, Hoods and mortarboards to the Roy Marshall Teaching Complex, Cave Hill Campus no later than FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2023 between 9.00 a.m. and 3.30 p.m. (i.e. the week following the ceremony). The refund, would only be paid when the garments are returned to the University in good condition.
 
Any gowns/hoods/mortarboards returned after this date, the amount paid for the rental of the Gown/Hood/Mortarboard will be forfeited. Please be guided accordingly.
 
Refunds will be available for collection at the Bursary’s Cashier from Monday, October 23, 2023 to Friday, October 27, 2023 between 9.00 a.m. and 3.30 p.m. on presentation of your receipt of payment which you received from the Bursary’s Cashier.  Please note that if you made an online payment, your refund will be an online transaction.
 
If you wish the refund cheque to be paid to someone other than yourself, you should indicate this in writing to the Campus Bursar when collecting your gown/hood.  In addition, if you are requesting someone to return your gown you must ensure that the receipt you received is also given to the person returning the gown on your behalf.

SPECIAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR NON-RESIDENTS

NON-RESIDENT graduands who will be attending the Ceremony should make special arrangements with the  Assistant Registrar – Examinations for collection and return of Gowns/Hoods/Mortarboards outside of the normal period.  You may do so in writing via email (exams@cavehill.uwi.edu).  If you are requesting someone to collect on your behalf, please indicate so in writing, giving the name of the person.

 

 

HOW DO I PURCHASE A GOWN, HOOD, MORTARBOARD
 
If you wish to purchase your gown, hood, and or mortarboard as your own keepsake and for any future academic function or ceremony, the UWI Graduate gowns are also available for sale through the Bursary.

RENTAL FEE/PURCHASE COST
 
  Description
Purchase Cost &
Deposit Payable for Gowns, Hoods and Mortar Boards
Amount to be Refunded on Return
 
1.
 
Red Student Matriculation Gown
(No hood is worn with this gown)
[This gown is normally worn by graduands for the undergraduate diplomas, certificates etc.]
 
150.00

50.00
       
 
 
2.
 
 
Bachelor’s Gown          
 
 
150.00


 
  Bachelor’s Hood           165.00  
  TOTAL payable Undergraduates (Bachelor’s undergraduate)  
315.00

155.00
       
 
3.
 
Master’s Gown             
 
175.00
 
  Master’s Hood              185.00  
  TOTAL payable Postgraduates (Master’s, postgraduate diplomas, certificates etc.)   
360.00

175.00
       
 
4.
 
Doctoral Gown                         
 
255.00
 
 
  Doctoral Hood                          205.00  
  Doctoral Mortarboard    270.00  
   
TOTAL payable for Doctoral          
 
730.00

380.00
 
  • Certified Bank Cheques, Bank Drafts or Money Orders for the equivalent in Barbados currency of the purchase price/rental fee of the gown/hood/mortarboard, should be made payable to the  University of the West Indies, Cave Hill. Additionally, On-Line Payments can be made and Cash payments will also be accepted at the Campus Cashier.

    Please note that the opening hours of the Cashier at the Cave Hill Bursary are 9.00 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. Monday - Friday.
 
We ask that you ensure that you receive the correct hood that represents your Faculty, please click on the 'What to Wear' link to see your Faculty colour.

 
PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL COVID-19 SAFETY PROTOCOLS WILL BE ENFORCED.