Welcome to the Student Regalia Registration Home Page for
Vancouver Island University

Please note that this is a rental and must be returned after your ceremony.

Website Opening Date:
Friday, October 18, 2019 at 7:00 a.m. (PST) – Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. (PST)

Late Regalia Rental Dates:
November 20, 2019 12:00 a.m. (PST) – December 20, 2019 11:59 p.m. (PST)

Please have your credit card, student number, and ceremony date and time on hand before beginning your registration!


January 30, 2020 at 2:30 pm
January 31, 2020 at 10 am & 2:30 pm
Location Port Theatre
125 Front Street, Nanaimo
British Columbia, Canada.
For more information: https://services.viu.ca/convocation/convocation-ceremony-dates
You will receive two emails once your rental registration is complete. Please only register once, if you would like to make changes please call or email us. Details below.
The first will be from Gaspard this contains payment information. If you have used a credit card other than your own, it will show on this confirmation. The academic dress will be in your name.
The email will be from Build a Grad. This email order confirmation contains all the necessary details regarding your regalia order. Your Order Number will be on this order confirmation.
Please print these forms or bring them on your mobile device when picking up your regalia.

Degree Package Rental Price
Diploma | Certificate Package (includes gown, cap & tassel) $36.38
Trades Diploma | Certificate Package (includes gown, cap & tassel) $36.38
Advanced | Graduate | Post-Degree Diploma Package (includes gown, stole, cap & tassel) $45.83
Bachelor Package (includes gown, hood, cap & tassel) $45.83
Master Package (includes gown, hood, cap & tassel) $50.03
There will be a $25 late fee starting Wednesday November 20, 2019
For the Convocation ceremonies taking place on January 30th and 31st, you can pick up your regalia at the Nanaimo Campus Store on Monday January 27, 2020.
Note if you are having someone else pick up your regalia, the person picking up will need to know:

    1. • Your full name
    2. • Your student number
    3. • Your program or degree

Convocation ceremonies taking place on January 30 & 31:
You can return regalia after the ceremony in Ballroom C at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre, or at the Campus Store by Febuary 4, 2020.
All cancellations for refund must be received before Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. (PST). Refunds will not be accepted after this date. Please contact Gaspard for any issues or questions regarding refunds.
Regalia services for Vancouver Island University is provided by Gaspard (Canadian High School Department).

If there are any question or concerns, please call us at 1-800-380-8214 Extension 5729 Monday to Friday 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (PST) or email us at buildagradchs@gaspard.ca.

To better serve you, please include your name, institution name, order number and/or student number in your email. If leaving a phone message please include all of the information and speak slowly as we need to write this information and want to return your call.

Thank you!