Cap and Gown

All graduating students and faculty/staff who participate in the Commencement ceremony must wear appropriate commencement attire.  The 2 options to order your cap and gown through the Barnes and Noble Bookstore at Louisiana Tech University are as follows:

  1. Online Cap and Gown Order Form – Deadline to order online is September 20, 2019
  2. Paper forms submitted to the Bookstore  – Deadline to order by paper form is September 20, 2019

The deadline to order your cap and gown is September 20, 2019.  Any order received after the deadline will be charged a $15.00 late fee.  You may pick up your cap and gown order at the Barnes and Noble Bookstore on campus November 4, 2019 through November 6, 2019.  Invitations, school rings, custom diploma frames, and various graduation gifts can be purchased at the Bookstore, or online at the official Balfour school store.

If you are a member of an academic honor society, cords or stoles specifically approved for wear at commencement should be ordered through your chapter advisor or chapter president. You will be asked to remove unauthorized items from robes and mortar boards before commencement begins.



Additional or replacement diplomas can be ordered online by following the link below. 

  • PAPER DIPLOMA = $30.00
  • DIPLOMA COVER = $6.00

If you choose to have your order mailed, add an additional $10.00 for postage (U.S. addresses only) per order.

Diploma Online Ordering System