Deluxe Doctoral Hood

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Deluxe Doctoral Hood
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Deluxe Doctoral Hood

This elegant and exquisite hood is made to match our popular premium doctoral robes perfectly and can be customized for different members of a group. Our 100% matter finish polyester is used to make a shell that retains its shape and easily attaches to the gown through a loop and button. A colorful lining and strip of velvet complete the overall look and are also customizable.

Every Premium Doctoral Hood features:

  • A fully customizable color option

  • Professionally finished seams

  • 3.5 feet long

Every jet black Premium Doctoral Hood includes a 5” band of velvet designed to represent the PhD graduate’s field of study. Acadima offers various colors for all different degrees. Finding the exact shade you need is easy. The lining and remaining trim are crafted from a shiny satin finish fabric that is designed to represent your official school colors.

It may sound overwhelming, but ordering the Premium Doctoral Hood is easy. First, pick the color you need for each section of the hood. All hoods are one size fits most and unisex; they are reusable and can be worn by PhD graduates or faculty on graduation day.

This hood attaches seamlessly to our premium doctoral gown through a simple loop and button design.

PREMIUM DOCTORAL HOOD DETAILS:

  • Shell is 100% Polyester Matte Finish

  • Lining & Chevron are 100% Polyester Satin Finish

  • Trimmed With Velvet Band 5" Wide (13 cm)

  • Button & Hang Loop Attached

  • Velvet Available in All Degree Colors

  • Velvet Comprised of Cotton-Velveteen

  • 46" Long (117 cm)

Shipping & Handling

Order Processing Timeframe

All Orders for “Stock Products” will ship out within 7-10 Business Days. We offer Quick Processing (5 business days) and Rush Processing (1 business day) options which expedite your order handling and overall delivery time. Quick and Rush order processing options may be selected during the checkout process. Additional fees may apply.

If your Order contains a “Special Order Product” or a “Custom Product”, the entirety of your order processing time will be approximately 3 – 4 weeks. Expedited processing options are not available for “Special Order Products” or “Custom Products”. Prior to checking out, please review your order and be aware that by placing this order you understand and accept the extended 3 – 4 week processing time.

Expedited Order Processing Options

  • STANDARD – Ships within 7 - 10 Business Days (No Additional Charge)
  • QUICK – Ships within 5 Business Days (Additional Fees May Apply)
  • RUSH – Ships within 24 Hours (Additional Fees May Apply)

Out of Stock & Delayed Orders

If any item(s) become out of stock after an order is placed, one of our customer service representatives will contact you via telephone or email and inform of available options in an effort to remedy any issues. We will ask whether you would like to proceed with your order or make changes to your order. Product substitutions are available upon request. Out of stock items will typically be placed on Back Order and extended processing times may apply.

Important Information

Orders with Expedited Processing placed after 3:00 PM EST will not beginning processing until the next business day. UPS deliveries are made on Standard Business Days Only (Monday - Friday, except holidays & weather permitting).

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Frequently Asked Questions
HOW DO I KNOW WHAT TYPE OF HOOD TO CHOOSE?
You have to choose a hood based on the level of education you are graduating with. An associate’s shield, if required by your school, is a for two-year degree, a bachelor’s hood is for a four-year degree, a master's hood is for a six-year degree, and a doctorate hood if for PhD's. We also offer both deluxe and premium variants of every type of hood except associates shield. Premium comes with a matte finish on the shell of hood while deluxe is a dull satin
WHAT IS THE SHELL, CHEVRON, LINING, AND VELVET ON A HOOD AND WHAT DOES IT REPRESENT?
These are academic hood colors and represents important function based on your education experience. The shell fabric, velvet, lining, and chevron are mainly the four sections of a regalia hood colors. That velvet color stands for your specific degree or field of study. Like for example, if you studied business, you would have Drab as your velvet color. The satin lining and chevron serves as your university or college school colors. The main color and material of hood is the shell, which is commonly a black polyester. The fabric shell color matches the fabric color of the graduation gown, which is usually black. However, sometimes it is another color depending on the degree-granting institution.
WHAT COLORS DO I CHOOSE? (WHAT DO YOU MEAN BY PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL COLORS?
The satin lining and chevron corresponds to your university or college school colors. The larger and thicker lining shows your primary school color and the chevron in the center area is the secondary school color. In choosing colors, always based on your highest level of education or current school you are attending.
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN BA, MA, AND PHD HOODS?
The type of degree such as bachelors, masters, or doctoral-PHD is expressed in overall size and shape, with the narrow end getting progressively longer with the higher ranking degrees.
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENT FABRIC TYPES ON THE HOODS?
The shell has a dull satin finish and is made up of 100% polyester. The lining and chevron has a shiny satin finish and is also made up of 100% polyester. The velvet is made up of a poly-plush velveteen material.
WHAT IS AN ASSOCIATE’S SHIELD?
It is a type of hood that lays flat on the back and symbolizes that the student has earned an associate’s degree. The flat design is for the hood to be easily positioned and prevented from age old problem of improper draping of the hood.
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