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Tassel Colors for UW Undergraduates

College or school

Tassel color

Built Environments blue violet
Business royal blue
Dentistry lilac
Education light blue
Engineering orange
Environment – Aquatic & Fishery Sci. golden yellow
Environment – Bachelor of Arts golden yellow
Environment – Bachelor of Science golden yellow
Environment – Forest Resources russet
Environment – Marine Affairs golden yellow
Environment – Oceanography golden yellow
Information lemon
Medicine green
Nursing apricot
Public Health salmon pink
Social Work citron
Arts & Sciences – Bachelor of Arts white
Arts & Sciences – Bachelor of Fine Arts brown
Arts & Sciences – Bachelor of Design brown
Arts & Sciences – Bachelor of Music pink
Arts & Sciences – Bachelor of Science golden yellow

Hood colors for UW master’s and professional graduates

College or school

Hood color

Arts & Sciences – Master of Arts white
Arts & Sciences – Master of Fine Arts brown
Arts & Sciences – Master of Music pink
Arts & Sciences – Master of Science golden yellow
Built Environments blue violet
Business royal blue
Dentistry lilac
Education light blue
Environment (except Forest Resources) golden yellow
Environment – Forest Resources russet
Engineering orange
Information lemon
Law purple
Medicine green
Nursing apricot
Ocean & Fishery Sciences golden yellow
Pharmacy olive green
Public Affairs peacock blue
Public Health salmon
Social Work citron

Interdisciplinary,Interschool, Intercollege

Master of Arts (Museology) white
Master of Health Administration salmon
Master of Human-Computer Interaction + Design brown
Master of Science (Molecular Engineering) orange
Master of Science (Quantitative Ecology and Resource Management) golden yellow
Master of Science in Bioengineering orange
Master of Pharmaceutical Bioengineering orange