Caps and Gowns

All graduates are required to wear a cap and gown to participate in Baccalaureate and/or Commencement ceremonies. Information on how seniors are to order their cap and gown can be found below.

Cap & Gown Order: "Senior Fair" - Thursday, February 27

WHERE: Kerrwood Circle Lawn*
WHEN: Thursday, February 27 from 11:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
COST: $32
ORDER BY: March 24th
(Deadline for all cap and gown orders)
Graduates will place their cap and gown order at the Senior Fair event. Caps and gowns can be purchased with a credit card, cash or check (made out to Westmont College). Graduates may keep their cap and gown or recycle them in collection bins at the receptions following Commencement.

For graduates who were unable to come to Senior Fair, they may order their cap and gown online by March 24 or come by the Alumni Office in Kerrwood Hall (, 805-565-6056).

Cap & Gown Pick-up: "Senior Celebration" - Thursday, May 1

WHERE: Cabrillo Pavilion Arts Center, 1118 E. Cabrillo Blvd. SB 93103
All seniors are encouraged to attend Senior Celebration. There will be hors d'oeuvres, a slideshow, worship, and more.
WHEN: Thursday, May 1 from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Immediately following this event, graduates will pick-up their cap and gown, Baccalaureate parking passes (2), and Commencement parking pass (1). These will be distributed on site at the Cabrillo Pavilion Arts Center in the parking lot by the playground. CAP

Additional Cap & Gown Pick-up Times: On Campus - May 2 & 3

For those unable to attend Senior Celebration, caps and gowns along with Baccalaureate and Commencement parking passes, will be distributed on campus.
WHEN: Baccalaureate Friday, May 2, from 2-5:30 p.m. and
Commencement Saturday, May 3, from 8-8:30 a.m.
WHERE: Outside of the Kerr Student Center
(by the Dining Commons parking lot).

Please contact the Alumni Office with any questions regarding cap and gown pick-up at (805)565-6056 or