Student Information
Commencement and Grad Gown Information

The size of a graduation gown is determined by the wearer's height. The gown is designed to reach down to the wearer's mid-calf. 
Full Fit sizing provides more room (are wider) for the wearer than a regular size gown.
Height should be measured with flat shoes or barefoot - no heels.

 

Size

Height
(in inch)

Height
(in cm)

Full Fit
Suggested

30

3’9” – 3’11”

114 – 119 cm

-

33

4’0” – 4’2”

120 – 127 cm

-

36

4’3” – 4’5”

128 – 136 cm

-

39

4’6” – 4’8”

137 - 143cm

135 lbs. +

42

4’9” – 4’11”

144 - 150 cm

140 lbs. +

45

5’0” – 5’2”

151 - 158 cm

165 lbs. +

48

5’3” – 5’5”

169 - 166 cm

195 lbs. +

51

5’6” – 5’8”

167 - 173 cm

225 lbs. +

54

5’9” – 5’11”

174 - 181 cm

255 lbs. +

57

6’0” - 6’2”

182 - 188 cm

275 lbs. +

60

6’3” – 6’5”

189 - 195 cm

300 lbs. +

63

6’6” – 6’8”

196 – 201 cm

350 lbs. +

 

Grad Anecdote

Your grad anecdote is what will be read as you cross the stage and receive your diploma at the Commencement ceremony. As this is a formal event, it is important that your anecdote is appropriate for the occasion. This is not the time/place for “inside jokes,” shout-outs to your significant other or friends, etc. Your anecdote should be no more than 20 words maximum. 
 
If you have already completed a hard copy of this form, please submit it to Mrs. Piorecky (Rm. B112), Ms. Clift (Rm. C251), or Mrs. Fischer (in the office) for approval. 
 
Your options:

  •  Your post-secondary plans, career plans, or life goals: Ex: “Sam intends to get his Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing at UBC, leading to his dream job of being a Psychiatric Nurse".
  • Thanking your parents, teachers, or significant life influences: Ex: “Jenny would like to thank Mrs. Smith for teaching her the value of hard work and determination. Thanks for never giving up on me!”

DEADLINE:

THIS FORM MUST BE COMPLETED BY FEBRUARY 29, 2024 TO ENSURE A GRAD GOWN IS ORDERED FOR YOU!

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