Provisions And Diplomas

Academic Regalia


Regalia will go on sale in early April at the Boise State Bookstore.

The Grad Fair will be held from 11 AM to 2 PM April 8th and 9th in the Student Union – Hatch Ballroom A/B.   Graduates can pick up their regalia at that time and film “Shout-Outs” (Trueblood Room) to family and friends thanking them for their support.  Shoutouts will be shown before commencement begins on May 17, 2014.

Alumni Graduation Cap – Decorating Party – Click here for details


Graduation honors are awarded to students receiving at least a 3.5 GPA in their first undergraduate degree. Honors are awarded on the basis of all semesters completed. Eligible students can purchase an honor cord when they buy their regalia at the Boise State Bookstore.

Students not eligible for graduation honors include students earning a second degree, and post-baccalaureate graduates.


Full regalia is required for participation in the ceremony. Faculty may order their regalia online from Josten’s. Deadline to order will be in October/November.

University Policy requires that a minimum of 33 percent of each department be present at each graduation ceremony.

Personalized Announcements

balfour - Boise State University Graduation Announcements and Commemorative Products are available from balfour. balfour offers several announcement styles that can be personalized with your unique achievements. Orders are processed quickly and arrive within a couple of days. To order Graduation Announcements or learn more, visit: Boise State University Graduation Announcements or call toll free 1-877-896-9399. Friday 9 AM – 5 PM  Pacific Time.

Jostens - Order your personalized Boise State graduation announcements at or by phone 1-800-854-7464.  You may also order with the Jostens representative at the Grad Fair. Your announcements will be customized with your name, degree, major, minor, and honors if applicable.


Because grades are due after commencement, candidates will receive an empty diploma cover during the ceremony. Diplomas for graduates will be mailed.

Winter Graduates – Diplomas will be mailed late January or early February.

Spring Graduates – Diplomas will be mailed in late June.

You must keep your mailing address current, especially if your address will change after graduation. You can update your mailing address on myBoiseState or by calling the Registrar’s Office at 426-4249.