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Regalia, Photography & Flowers

Photographer in the crowd at Commencement

Smith College has contracted with a number of vendors to provide graduating students and their families opportunities to purchase graduation photographs and flowers.

Academic Regalia

For Rally Day on February 21, 2018 and Commencement on May 20, 2018, seniors are required to wear academic regalia—gowns on Rally Day, caps and gowns for Commencement. Regalia is be available in the Grécourt Bookshop during normal business hours.


  • The Senior Class panoramic photograph is taken after the Ivy Day and Commencement Rehearsal on Friday morning.
  • A photographer from GradImages will be at the Commencement ceremony to take candid photographs of each graduate receiving the diploma. Graduates will receive a free passport-sized digital proof of this photo on an order card within 5-7 days following the ceremony.
  • Questions may be e-mailed to
  • After the ceremony you may order online at or call 800-261-2576.
  • Since photographs will be available, family members and guests are encouraged to remain in their seats, relax and enjoy the ceremony.
  • Prior to the ceremony: To pre-register your permanent email address, please visit and click on Pre-Event Registration. You may add contact information for up to six additional relatives and/or friends.
  • GradImages never has and never will sell or share the address/email information provided to us.

Commencement Flowers

The Commencement Group provides Smith graduates, their families and guests the opportunity to purchase bouquets to share with others during Commencement. Flowers may be purchased at the ceremony, at the entrance to the Quadrangle on Paradise Road, or you may place your advance order by visiting the Commencement Group website.

Yellow roses at Commencement