Orders for renting regalia are processed through each school or individual departments in the School of Medicine. Completed order forms must be returned by March 30, 2018. All three pieces - cap, gown and hood - are required.Regalia should be picked up from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday, May 24, in the Norman C. Nelson Student Union. If you cannot pick up your own regalia, please have someone pick it up for you. Regalia should be returned to the Bookstore personnel at the west end of the coliseum, the east end of the coliseum, or in the Blue room, immediately following the ceremony. You will need to return the name card included in the package with your regalia. Women wear the mortarboard at all times; men wear it at all times except for prayer. Mortarboards sit straight on the head, not at an angle. The tassel hangs over the left front of the mortarboard.
Commencement is held at the Mississippi Coliseum, 1207 Mississippi Street, Jackson, MS 39202. Phone: (601) 961-4000.
2500 North State Street
Jackson, MS 39216
General Information: 601-984-1000
Patient Appointments: 888-815-2005