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Doctoral Participation Form

Please complete the following information regarding your participation in the upcoming commencement ceremony.
In order to participate students must wear the official EKU Doctoral Gown which can be obtained through the EKU Bookstore, Barnes & Noble at EKU, (859) 622-2696. 

Spring candidates are expected to walk in May, Fall candidates in December.  Participation is optional.
*Note - Students earning their degree in summer (August) can only participate in the following December ceremony.


Doctoral Costs: 
Official EKU Doctoral Regalia is purchased through The EKU Barnes & Noble Bookstore: (859) 622-2696 *Ask for a manager

Purchase Breakdown:
(Plus tax)
$529 Gown
$144 Hood
$89 Tam

Rental Breakdown:
Gowns are rented through Office of the Registrar link below. Tam and Hood are purchased through The EKU Barnes & Noble Bookstore.
(Plus tax)
$125.00 Gown Rental 
$144 Hood Purchase 
$89 Tam Purchase


Click here for the Doctoral Candidate Online Rental Form.