Academic Attire

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Academic attire consisting of a cap, gown, and hood will be distributed to all graduates participating in the ceremony (see Distribution Dates and Location). Only those graduates participating in academic attire will receive guest admission tickets.

For your convenience, we are providing online service to order your cap, gown, and hood. To place your order please log on to and complete the online order form. Your cost for the cap, gown, and hood will be approximately $52 to $81 depending on your degree. Your academic attire must be ordered prior to the March 14, 2008 deadline date. The online Herff Jones site will close at midnight on March 14. If you do not order online prior to the March 14 deadline date, you must contact your commencement coordinator ( no later than the distribution dates. No refunds will be given after the distribution dates.

Note: We will order a small quantity of extra gowns and they will be made available on the distribution dates. Please keep in mind that Pace gowns are custom-made and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Once we have depleted the supply of extra gowns, we will not be able to fill additional orders. Size and hood colors cannot be guaranteed. We recommend that you order your gown prior to the March 14 deadline to insure that you have the correct size custom gown.

Only cash payments will be accepted after the March 14 deadline. In addition, a $25 late processing fee will be added to the cost.