UC Davis Cap & Gown

Formerly distributed by the We Are Aggie Pride program, this award from the Student Foundation (Aggies Helping Aggies) assists graduating seniors who can’t afford to rent a graduation cap and gown from the bookstore. Applications for this award are reviewed by the Aggies Helping Aggies Finance and Allocation Committee, who determine which applicants receive the awards. If you apply for this award, please do not order your cap and gown until you find out of you have received an award. Please read the “terms and conditions”https://giving.ucdavis.edu/terms before applying.

Please note that the UC Davis Cap & Gown Award may only be used to rent a basic cap and gown. Cap and gown MUST be rented at the Bookstore located in the Memorial Union. You are required to return your gown at the end of the ceremony. If you do not return your gown after your graduation ceremony, your student account will be billed for the replacement cost of the gown.

Cap and gown rental
Supplemental Questions
  1. In no more than two paragraphs, please describe in full detail your need for a UC Davis Cap & Gown Award.
  2. What steps are you currently taking to try and meet your financial needs?
  3. How would you benefit from receiving this award?
  4. Acknowledgement: I certify all of the information on this application is true and give permission for the Aggies Helping Aggies Awards Committee to consult with the Financial Aid Office regarding my request for financial assistance. Your information will remain strictly confidential. I will also report any changes to the Aggies Helping Aggies Award Director during the time that my application is under review. I agree to these terms and conditions as set forth by the Aggies Helping Aggies Board of Directors and UC Davis Stores. If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact the Award Director at studentfoundation@ucdavis.edu, subject title: UC Davis Stores Award questions.
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