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Oct 2-Nov 10
Academic attire rental starts
Rent on line (Oct 2-Nov 10), in person (Oct 17-Nov 10) at the Service Counter in the Hard Lines Department (711 State St.), and over the telephone (add $10.00 for service fee) for the December 2017 commencement ceremony.
Oct 20
Last day to purchase academic attire
Last day to purchase academic attire for the December 2017 ceremony. Rentals continue through Nov 10.
Nov 10
Last Official Day for reserving rental academic attire (In store only)
Nov 14-Nov 20
Regular Rentals are closed
Late rental period for all Candidates and Faculty is now in effect for December graduation. You may reserve your academic attire in store with a $10.00 late fee or over the phone with a $10.00 service fee in addition to the $10.00 late fee. Online reservations are no longer available.
Nov 21-Dec 4
All cap and gown orders are in transition.
Bachelors – See Dec 8.
Faculty, Masters, & Doctors see Dec 12.
Dec 8
Walk-In cap and gown rental period begins for bachelor's candidates
Starting at 2:00 p.m., candidates walk-in, order, pay rental fee & walk in fee ($15), and pick up academic attire - at 711 State Street only. Continues through 7:00 p.m. Friday Dec 15.
* A limited amount of academic attire has been ordered for the walk in customer. Attire is available on a first come, first serve basis.
Dec 12
Walk-In cap and gown rental period begins
2:00 p.m. – Walk In cap and gown rentals begin for Faculty, Masters, & Doctors candidates.
Walk In orders continue through 7:00 p.m. Friday Dec 15.
* A limited amount of academic attire has been ordered for the walk in customer. Attire is available on a first come, first serve basis.
Dec 15-Dec 16
Pre-reserved academic attire
9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Friday, & 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Saturday – Pre-reserved academic attire available for pick up.

Academic attire orders must be picked up at the University Book Store at 711 State Street during the scheduled pick up times.
Orders picked up after this date at the graduation event will incur a $20.00 Service Fee.

If you do not pick up your academic attire rental order by 2:00 p.m. Saturday Dec 16, it will be available again Sunday Dec 17 @ 8:30 a.m. at the Kohl Center Gate A. Orders not picked up by 10 a.m. on Sunday morning will be returned to the vendor and will no longer be available for pick up.
Dec 17-Dec 19
Academic Attire Returns
Academic Attire returns may be done at the Kohl Center location immediately following the ceremony Sunday Morning or at the University Book Store 711 State Street during regular store hours. All returns must be completed by 7:00 p.m. Dec 19.
Bachelors – return gown, keep cap and tassel.
Faculty, Doctors and Masters – return gown and hood, keep cap and tassel.
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