Ordering Resources

Regalia, announcements, diploma frames, flowers, photos, and class rings

Commencement Ordering Resources

Brandman University partners with the following companies to provide exclusive and licensed items for your graduation merchandise needs. Custom Brandman regalia is available for all degree levels through Balfour, along with announcements and other souvenir items. Additionally, diploma frames, class rings, and more are available for our graduates. Please review the options below and reach out to the vendors directly with any ordering questions or concerns.

Regalia and Announcements

Balfour College Graduation Products is the exclusive company authorized by Brandman to provide official Brandman University graduation regalia and announcements. Please note, students without proper commencement attire will not be allowed to participate in the ceremony; there will be no exceptions allowed. Orders will be mailed directly to purchasers. Please open your announcement and regalia package as soon as they arrive, to ensure that your order was processed correctly.

Please click "Read More" below for ordering deadlines, packages, and customer support phone numbers.



Reminder: Students without proper commencement attire will not be allowed to participate in the ceremony; there will be no exceptions allowed.

Undergrad and Masters

Custom, sustainably made caps and gowns can be ordered online from Balfour. Packages include a beautifully tailored black gown, mortar board cap, and gold/maroon tassel (Brandman stole is optional).  Masters package also includes hood (view easy reference chart for hood color assigned to your school and major). If you have any questions regarding undergrad or master's regalia orders, please contact Balfour at 1-800-433-0296.

Deadlines to order:

  • Whidbey Island, Lacey and Bangor: April 16, 2020
  • Lemoore: April 23, 2020
  • Joint Base Ft. Lewis/McChord: April 30, 2020
  • Southern CA Ceremony: May 8, 2020
  • South San Joaquin Valley: May 14, 2020
  • Northern CA Ceremony: May 22, 2020


Balfour partners with Oak Hall to provide custom Brandman University doctoral regalia to our Ed.D. and DNP graduates. Doctoral graduates have the option to purchase or rent their regalia. All purchased doctoral regalia is custom made, high quality and requires earlier purchase deadlines in order to arrive in time for the Southern California Commencement. The purchase package consisting of a custom Brandman maroon gown with velvet panels and bars, degree specific hood, and tam with attached gold tassel is $865 (plus shipping). The rental package consisting of black rental gown with velvet panels, degree specific hood, and tam with year-dated tassel is $100 (plus shipping). Each item in the set can be ordered separately, to allow our doctoral graduates to mix and match rentals and purchases within the same order. If you have any questions regarding doctoral regalia orders, please contact Oak Hall at 1-800-223-0429.

Deadlines to order:

  • Purchase for Southern CA Ceremony: March 25, 2020
  • Rent for Southern CA Ceremony: April 22, 2020

Souvenir Diploma Frames

Order your Brandman University Diploma Frame through the Chapman Agoras Gift Shop online. Be sure to select a Brandman University Diploma Frame when ordering (fits 11" x 14" diploma).



Class Ring

Celebrate your academic achievement with your official ring from Balfour. Their expert craftsmen design rings that embody your Brandman pride and achievements, using only the highest quality materials.  The time-honored tradition of a college ring forges a bond with fellow classmates, alumni and your university.




Graduation Bouquets will be offering flowers and leis for purchase at the Southern and Northern ceremonies. To save time and guarantee your purchase, it is recommended that you pre-order your flowers and leis by using the Order button below. Only a limited amount of flowers and leis will be available for purchase at the event for those that do not pre-order. Please email Graduation Bouquets directly regarding any questions you may have about their products.





Brandman University's trusted professional graduation photographer at the Southern, Northern, and Hooding ceremonies is GradImages. GradImages will capture various photos of the graduate, on stage and portrait-style. GradImages will notify students via Brandman e-mail that proofs are ready for review with ordering information. Plus, if Brandman grads pre-register with GradImages prior to the ceremony, you will receive a coupon for 20% off an order of $50 or more. Family and guests are not permitted near the stage during the ceremony to take photos. Guests are encouraged to remain in their seats for the duration of the ceremony.



Photo Release

Brandman University Commencement ceremony is a public event that is videotaped, photographed and recorded for personal and commercial use. By participating in and/or attending these events, you give Chapman and Brandman University permission to use visual images (photo, video, digital in any form) of you for any lawful purpose related to the university’s business activities, including marketing, advertising, and promotion. By participating and/or attending these events you understand that you have waived any rights that you may have to inspect or approve of the images or wording in the final product that may be used in connection with the university’s business activities.

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