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Academic Regalia (General)

Gown colors

  • Most students wear green gowns.
  • PTEC students wear blue gowns.
  • Nursing students wear white gowns.
  • Respiratory Therapy students wear grey gowns.

Students are required to wear academic regalia to participate in the ceremony.

The NVC Bookstore is selling regalia and other graduation items such as announcements and stoles. The cost of the regalia is $56.98 plus tax. The bookstore will only carry the Dark Green regalia in-store.

We encourage graduates to get their regalia early and not wait till the last minute.

The Bookstore hours and contact information:
Mon - Thur 9:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Fri, 9:00 - 1:00 p.m.
(707) 256-7480 

Academic Regalia for Alpha Beta Gamma (ABG)

Students who complete at least 12 units of transferable or degree applicable business curricula with a 3.0 GPA or better are eligible to be admitted to the NVC chapter of the International Business Honors Society. ABG members demonstrate their academic achievement by wearing the official Alpha Beta Gamma sapphire blue stole and/or gold tassel. To purchase these items, go to the ABG website or call (800) 844-5323.  

Academic Regalia for PTK Honor Society Members

As honor society members, it is your right to demonstrate your academic achievement by wearing the official Phi Theta Kappa gold stole, cord, pin, and/or tassel. To purchase these items year-round call the International PTK Store at (800) 946-9996, or shop online at the PTK Store website. Our chapter name is Beta Beta Sigma. If you are a spring inductee, tell them your membership information was recently sent via PAM. Some programs (SSS, EOPS, etc.) on campus will pay for your honors regalia, so check with these programs first.