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Academic dress

The following policy is based on the Intercollegiate Code of Academic Costume.

Academic Council designates the academic dress to be worn at all ceremonial functions. The academic dress symbolizes a graduate's achievement in attaining a degree and becoming a member of the UOIT alumni community.

Degree graduates must wear an academic gown, hat and hood. The gowns of bachelor's and master's graduates shall be black. Their hoods shall be black, with an inside lining of royal blue. The hoods shall be trimmed with velvet in the colour distinctive of the faculty or degree. Doctoral graduates wear a custom designed blue gown and blue hood. Graduate diploma graduates wear a black gown.

Degree

Hood trim

Master of Applied Science

Orange

Master of Engineering

Orange

Master of Information Technology Security

light olive brown

Master of Science

golden yellow

Bachelor of  Arts (Honours)

White

Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours)

Orange

Bachelor of Applied Science and Management (Honours)

Orange

Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)

light olive brown

Bachelor of Education

light blue

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

Orange

Bachelor of Engineering and Management (Honours)

Orange

Bachelor of Health Science (Honours), Bachelor of Allied Health Sciences (Honours)

Salmon

Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours)

light olive brown

Bachelor of Science

golden yellow

Bachelor of Science (Honours)

golden yellow

Bachelor of Science and Management (Honours)

golden yellow

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Honours)

Apricot

The university President and Chancellor shall wear gowns that are distinctive of the positions they hold in the UOIT community.

University governors, officers, faculty and staff who participate in the convocation ceremony shall wear the academic dress distinctive of the institution from which they graduated and the degree they received. Members of the academic procession who have not been awarded a degree shall wear a black gown.