Academic Dress and Line-up Card

Reserve Your Academic Dress

You must reserve your cap, gown, and hood through Gaspard LP - McGill's exclusive supplier. Online reservations are now closed.

Reserved your cap and gown- check out the pickup schedule below to see where and when you must show up.

Missed the deadline to reserve your cap and gown online- note that extra regalia will be provided by the Regalia company the day before or the day of your ceremony. Refer to the pickup schedule below and show up as early as possible. You will have to pay the rental fee on site. And the number of extra caps and gowns available will be limited.

Line-up Card

The line-up card lists your name, degree, and any honours you have been awarded. The information on the card will be read by the convocation orator as you cross the stage at the ceremony.

The perforated line-up card is picked up before your cap and gown. You must bring the line-up card with you to the ceremony.

Pick-up Information

Do not forget to bring your McGill ID card.
Should you not have your McGill ID card you may use any other official piece of photo ID.
If someone else is picking up your cap, gown and line-up card, they should bring your student ID card and a signed letter of permission specifying:

​› your name
› your student number
› your degree
› your phone number
› the name of the person picking up your academic dress.


Pickup Schedule - Cap & Gown and Line-up Cards

Below is a schedule for cap, gown, and line-up card pick up. It is always advisable to plan to do this the day before the ceremony; however, if necessary, you may also pick up your cap and gown two hours prior to the beginning of the ceremony.

Ceremony Date Time Location
Health Sciences, Continuing Studies TBA

TBA

La Citadelle, 410 Sherbrooke Street West
Health Sciences, Continuing Studies, Engineering, Music

TBA

TBA

La Citadelle, 410 Sherbrooke Street West

Engineering, Music, Management, Law

TBA

TBA

La Citadelle, 410 Sherbrooke Street West

Management, Law, Science, BARSCI

TBA

TBA

La Citadelle, 410 Sherbrooke Street West

Science, BARSCI, Arts

TBA

TBA

La Citadelle, 410 Sherbrooke Street West

Arts and Education

TBA

TBA

La Citadelle, 410 Sherbrooke Street West

Arts and Education

TBA

TBA

La Citadelle, 410 Sherbrooke Street West

Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

TBA

TBA

La Citadelle, 410 Sherbrooke Street West


Return Your Academic Dress

Your cap and gown must be returned backstage at Place des Arts. There will be signs and ushers to indicate where you should go. 

If you do not return your academic dress, you will be charged $210 for bachelors, $202 for masters, and $724 for doctoral dress, plus taxes. Please note that transcripts will not be issued until your academic dress is returned or the fees paid.