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The Spartan Spirit Shop is located on campus at the MSU Union Building (at the Abbott Road entrance to MSU), 49 . 

Store hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.; and Sunday, 12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m.

Or to order online visit the Commencement Connection website. 

With questions, please call the Spartan Spirit Store at (517) 355-5116. 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Announcements are ordered at www.michiganstategrad.com.

CAP AND GOWN

The Bachelor's keepsake package is $36.00 (plus sales tax), Master's keepsake package is $56.00 (plus sales tax), and Doctoral rental  ($55.00) at the Spartan Spirit Shop, MSU Union Building.

Store hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.; and Sunday, 12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m. Order online by visiting the Commencement Connection Website--link provided on www.msuunion.com. Last day to order online is Sunday, April 20.

With questions, please email capgown@msu.edu or call the Spartan Spirit Store at (517) 355-5116. 

DOCTORAL STUDENTS

Deadline and late fee apply to rental of academic apparel for doctoral degree candidates. Academic apparel rental reservations are being taken through the Spartan Spirit Shop. The doctoral apparel rental package is $55.00. Deadline applies. A $15.00 LATE FEE WILL APPLY ON TUESDAY, APRIL 1. Last day to reserve rental apparel is Sunday, April 20.

Pick up doctoral rentals at the MSU Union Building, 49 Abbot Road East, 4th floor, Room 445, Monday, April 28-Thursday, May 1, 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

Following the ceremony, you may return rentals at your assembly location (Auxiliary Gym); or please return rentals to the Spartan Spirit Shop, MSU Union Building by 5:00 p.m., Monday, May 5 (late fee applies after that date).

With questions, please email capgown@msu.edu or call the Spartan Spirit Store at (517) 355-5116.

Store hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.; and Sunday, 12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m. 

The Spartan Spirit Shop is located on campus at the MSU Union Building (at the Abbott Road entrance to MSU). 

Recycle your greengown®

Willsie Cap & Gown Company, makers of the greengown®, promise to recycle your greengown® if you do your part in returning it to our greengown® Recycling Center. Options are:

  1. Return your greengown® to the Spartan Spirit Shop, MSU Union Building, and they will ship them to the recycling center.

  2. Visit http://www.bellaonline.com/subjects/653.asp for free patterns to make something out of your greengown®. Links include great ideas to make and donate items for those in need, bag and tote patterns and many other simple sewing ideas.

In support of the University commitment to sustainability, both the master's and baccalaureate degree cap and gown is manufactured using recycled materials. Once you have participated in your commencement ceremony and have taken your favorite on-campus photos, please consider recycling your academic apparel.