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Tassel & Hood Colors for Your Degree


Undergraduate Regalia:  cap, gown, undergraduate green stole and tassel (reflecting degree).
Graduate Regalia: cap, gown, hood and tassel (reflecting degree).
Doctoral Regalia: tam, custom green Roosevelt gown, hood (reflecting degree).


The Honor Cords:  The Honor cord signifies that the wearer has attained some specific honor or distinction, academic or otherwise.  Different color cords are used to signify different accomplishments or affiliations. 

Green: Completed Roosevelt University's Honors Program
Yellow: Franklin Honor Society Member (GPA 3.75 or higher)
Purple: Post-Baccalaureate Paralegal Certificate recipient.
Red, White and Blue: Military member, veteran or cadet. 


If you are unsure of the degree you will be receiving, please contact the Graduation Office at (312)341-3521. Listing an incorrect degree will result in receiving the wrong tassel and hood color.


College of Arts and Sciences


Code Degree Name Tassel/Hood Color
BA Bachelor of Arts White
BS Bachelor of Science Golden yellow
MA Master of Arts White
MS Master of Science Golden yellow
MF Master of Fine Arts Brown
MJ Master of Science in Journalism Maroon
MP Master of Public Administration Peacock blue
MSIMC Master of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications Golden yellow

Heller College of Business 


Code Degree Name Tassel/Hood Color
BB Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Drab
MB Master of Business Administration Drab
MC Master of Science in Accounting Drab
MSAF Master of Science in Accounting Forensics Drab
MSHRM Master of Science in Human Resource Management Drab
MSRE Master of Science in Real Estate Drab

College of Education


Code Degree Name Tassel & Hood Color
BE Bachelor of Arts in Education Light Blue
MA Master of Arts Light Blue
EdD Doctor of Arts in Education Light Blue

Chicago College of Performing Arts


Code Degree Name Tassel/Hood Color
BA Bachelor of Arts White
BF Bachelor of Fine Arts Brown
BM Bachelor of Music Pink
MA Master of Arts White
MF Master of Fine Arts Brown
MM Master of Music Pink

Evelyn T. Stone College of Professional Studies


Code Degree Name Tassel & Hood Color
BACJ Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice White
BASS

Bachelor of Arts in Sustainability Studies

White
BLS Bachelor of Liberal Studies Black
BPS Bachelor of Professional Studies Black
BSHTM Bachelor of Science in Hospitality & Tourism Management Golden yellow
MATD Master of Arts in Training & Development White
MAHPI Master of Arts in Human Performance Improvement White
MSHTM Master of Science in Hospitality & Tourism Management Golden yellow
PSP Certificate in Paralegal Studies Purple