Emoji Information
Graduation Cap

Smileys & People Category

Graduation Cap


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A traditional hat worn by students graduating from a school, college, or university. A mark of completion. Also called a mortarboard cap or square academic cap. A cap with a square board attached to the top. A tassel is attached to the top of the cap. The tassel can be different colors to symbolize the focused study of the student or accomplishments (honors). The tassel may also match the school colors. This emoji is used most frequently in the months of May and June, when most schools hold their graduation ceremonies.

Emoji History The emoji code/ image log of changes.

  1. This emoji was part of the proprietary / non-standardized emoji set first introduced by Japanese carriers like Softbank. These emojis became part of the Apple iPhone starting in iOS 2.2 as an unlockable feature on handsets sold in English speaking countries.
  2. In iOS 5 / OSX 10.7, the underlying code that the Apple OS generates for this emoji was changed.

Emoji General Information

Twitter Emoji Popularity (Rank) 164 of 2393
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ASCII Conversion
"Short Code" Name :mortar_board:
Keywords Graduation, Cap, Mortarboard, Academic, Education, Ceremony, Square, Tassel

Unicode Category Information

Unicode Category Miscellaneous Symbols and Pictographs
Unicode Range 1F300–1F5FF
Unicode Subcategory Celebration Symbols

Editorial Comment

A graduation mortarboard. Very classy. The icon was updated in iOS 5 from a shirt. Neat icon. Right on Apple! Previously: Graduation Ceremony iEmoji old name: Formal Black Foreign Shirt. Black shirt with gold buttons down the front. Traditional Clothing.

Proposed Unicode Information & Notes

Unicode Category Artifacts
Unicode Subcategory Celebration Symbols
Names & Annotations GRADUATION CAP * graduation ceremony
Symbol Information U+1F393 proposed
Proposal Identifier e-51A

Character Mapping/Crosswalk Notes

DoCoMo [卒ζ₯­εΌ]
KDDI Β #478 卒ζ₯­εΌ U+EAE5 SJIS-F3B9 JIS-7A3B
Softbank Β #311 #old404 卒ζ₯­εΌ U+E439 SJIS-FB79

Emoji Character Encoding Data

Emoji Code Version iOS 4 Code
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s) 
UTF-8 Character Count 1
Character(s) In Input
AppleColorEmoji Font (available in OSX/iOS) 
Decimal HTML Entity 
Hexadecimal HTML Entity 
Hex Code Point(s) e439
Formal Unicode Notation U+E439
Decimal Code Point(s) 58425
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax) 0xEE 0x90 0xB9
UTF-8 Hex Bytes EE 90 B9
UTF-8 Octal Bytes 356 220 271
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax) 0xE439
UTF-16 Hex e439
UTF-16 Dec 58425
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax) 0x0000E439
UTF-32 Hex E439
UTF-32 Dec 58425
Python Src u"\uE439"
PHP Src "\xee\x90\xb9"
C/C++/Java Src "\uE439"
Emoji Code Version iOS 5 - Current
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s) πŸŽ“
UTF-8 Character Count 1
Character(s) In Input
AppleColorEmoji Font (available in OSX/iOS) πŸŽ“
Decimal HTML Entity 🎓
Hexadecimal HTML Entity 🎓
Hex Code Point(s) 1f393
Formal Unicode Notation U+1F393
Decimal Code Point(s) 127891
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax) 0xF0 0x9F 0x8E 0x93
UTF-8 Hex Bytes F0 9F 8E 93
UTF-8 Octal Bytes 360 237 216 223
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax) 0xD83C 0xDF93
UTF-16 Hex d83cdf93
UTF-16 Dec 55356 57235
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax) 0x0001F393
UTF-32 Hex 01F393
UTF-32 Dec 127891
Python Src u"\U0001F393"
PHP Src "\xf0\x9f\x8e\x93"
C/C++/Java Src "\uD83C\uDF93"

Emoji Character Encoding Data (equivalent or similiar)

Emoji EncodingKDDIGoogle
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s)ξ«₯σΎ”š
UTF-8 Character Count11
Character(s) In Input
Decimal HTML Entity󾔚
Hexadecimal HTML Entity󾔚
Hex Code Point(s)eae5fe51a
Formal Unicode NotationU+EAE5U+FE51A
Decimal Code Point(s)601331041690
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax)0xEE 0xAB 0xA50xF3 0xBE 0x94 0x9A
UTF-8 Hex BytesEE AB A5F3 BE 94 9A
UTF-8 Octal Bytes356 253 245363 276 224 232
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax)0xEAE50xDBB9 0xDD1A
UTF-16 Hexeae5dbb9dd1a
UTF-16 Dec6013356249 56602
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax)0x0000EAE50x000FE51A
UTF-32 HexEAE50FE51A
UTF-32 Dec601331041690
Python Srcu"\uEAE5"u"\U000FE51A"
PHP Src"\xee\xab\xa5""\xf3\xbe\x94\x9a"
C/C++/Java Src"\uEAE5""\uDBB9\uDD1A"

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