Westfield State plans to resume its traditional, on-campus schedule for fall 2020. Given the ongoing uncertainties related to COVID-19, we believe it is also prudent to develop contingency plans. Updates will be communicated as they become available.


Cap and Gown Purchase

Westfield State University Bookstore

Your resource for Commencement Cap & Gown

Westfield State University Bookstore
Store manager is Jason Ilnicki
577 Western Avenue
Ely Hall
Westfield, MA 01085
(413) 579-3100

Caps & Gowns for students will be available for sale April 12, 2019 in the Westfield Campus Bookstore. Preorders are not taken, sets are available in store for purchase. Graduating students need to visit the bookstore to try on a gown, show ID and be verified. Staff will assist with correct sizing (it goes by height) and the correct hood (by discipline).

Bachelor’s degree - Cap, gown, tassel and hood for $71.00
Master’s degree - Cap, gown, tassel and hood for $77.00

Individual components are also available:
Bachelor hood is $30.00
Master hood is $34.00
Cap is $8.00
Black(Required) tassel is $8.00
We also offer commemorative royal and white tassels for $8.00

Bookstore hours:
Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday - 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturday   11 p.m. -  3 p.m.
Sunday - CLOSED