Vancouver Island University

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: March 12th, 2022 to April 14th,2022

Late Rental Date: April 15th, 2022 to April 29th, 2022

Please have your credit card and student number on hand before beginning your registration!


June 22 - 24, 2022
Location Vancouver Island University - Gymnasium
900 Fifth Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
For more information:
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 second 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) $40.00
Trades Diploma | Certificate Package (includes gown, cap & tassel) $40.00
Advanced | Graduate | Post-Degree Diploma Package (includes gown, stole, cap & tassel) $50.00
Bachelor Package (includes gown, hood, cap & tassel) $50.00
Master Package (includes gown, hood, cap & tassel) $55.00
Please note, no deposit is charged; none of the rental fee will be returned. The VIU Graduation/Alumni Fee does not cover the cost of renting regalia.
Regalia will be available for pick-up from the Campus Store starting Thursday, June 16 during business hours.

You can return regalia after the ceremony in Building 180 Room 138, or no later than June 28, 2022 at the Nanaimo Campus Store during business hours.
All cancellations for refund must be received before Thursday, April 12, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. (PST). Refunds will not be accepted after this date.
Regalia services for Vancouver Island University is provided by Gaspard.

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 [email protected].

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!


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