Academic Attire

Keepsake Academic Attire

Wearing academic attire (cap, gown and hood) is both a tradition and is required to participate in the Commencement Exercises.

Online ordering of keepsake academic attire has now closed.

If you have not yet purchased attire, you can visit the Herff Jones table in Marillac Terrace on the Queens Campus on the following dates and times.

Dates and Times:

Monday, May 16, 2022 ~ 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 ~ 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 18, 2022 ~ 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 19, 2022 ~ 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Friday, May 20, 2022 ~ 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Sunday, May 22, 2022 ~ 7 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.

NOTE: Attire will not be available for purchase at any other date or time.

Cost for Academic Attire (cost includes student's Cap with black tassel, Gown, and Hood). 

Forms of payment: Credit Card, Cash or Money Order made payable to Herff Jones.

Attire Price for Keepsake Academic Attire

For any questions or concerns about regalia affordability, please contact the Office of University Events at [email protected]. All inquiries will be kept confidential.

For more information regarding honor cords and honor society stoles and how to receive them, please contact the honor society's administrator or your dean's office.

For information regarding purchasing keepsake items and other stoles, please visit the Keepsake Items page.

If students already purchased academic attire and would like to request a refund, here is the Herff Jones return policy:

  1. Do not open the plastic wrapper the products arrived in. Refunds will only be processed for unused products and unopened products. The student is responsible for return shipping costs.
  2. Include the order number and reason for return in the package.
  3. Call customer service at 1-800-837-4235 to notify the Herff Jones team the order will be returned.
  4. Mail the unused products back to the return address on the package. The package must be returned within 10 days of receiving product.
  5. Due to the potential high volume of return requests, please understand that refunds could be processed beyond the typical 7-10 business days after receiving product at Herff Jones.

For questions or concerns about your keepsake academic attire, please contact our Herff Jones Representative, Brie Tutone at 631-757-3040 or [email protected]