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Announcements + Regalia

Dress for Success

Black cap and gown are optional for this year's virtual ceremony.

You can purchase cap, gown, tassels, stoles, announcements and more from Herff Jones at

Limited supplies will also be available for purchase from the University Bookstore. For more information call 715-836-2171. 

University Bookstore Hours
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University Bookstore Hours
  1. 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  1. 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  1. 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  1. 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  1. 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  1. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Effective starting Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018

Honor Cords

Graduation with distinction is being conferred on those graduates who have an outstanding scholastic record (GPA). You may purchase GOLD cords based on the following GPA's. Cum Laude (3.2), Magna Cum Laude (3.5), and Summa Cum Laude (3.8). This GPA is based on the semester just prior to Commencement and both your UWEC (Resident) GPA and your Total (all college credits) GPA must be above 3.2 in order to wear GOLD cords at Commencement.

Honor Society members who are not graduating with a GPA distinction listed above, will wear the SILVER cords.

Active military or veterans are eligible to wear red/white/blue honor cords.


If you studied abroad, please consider purchasing a stole to represent that country. The following countries are available at the University Bookstore for purchase: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Barbados, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Nigeria, Poland, Puerto Rico, Scotland, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, United States of America. If your country is not on this list, please contact the Bookstore for a special order option.

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