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Dec 19
Still have your academic attire from December 16?
Please return it asap to the Supply Service Counter, 1st floor, University Book Store.
  1. Bachelor’s – keep cap and tassel, return gown
  2. Faculty, Master’s and Doctor’s – keep cap and tassel, return gown and hood.
Cap & Gown rental reservations for May 2019 will start February 1st.
Oct 1-Nov 2
Academic attire rental starts
Rent on line (Oct 1-Nov 2), in person (Oct 16-Nov 2) at the Supply Counter in the Hard Lines Department (711 State St.), and over the telephone (add $10.00 for service fee) for the December 2018 commencement ceremony.
Oct 12
Last day to purchase academic attire
Last day to purchase academic attire for the December 2018 ceremony. Rentals continue through Nov 2.
Nov 2
Last Official Day for reserving rental academic attire (In store only)
Nov 6-Nov 13
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 14-Dec 3
All cap and gown orders are in transition.
Bachelors – See Dec 4.
Faculty, Masters, & Doctors see Dec 11.
Dec 4
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 14.
* 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 11
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 14.
* 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 14-Dec 15
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 15, it will be available again Sunday Dec 16 @ 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 16-Dec 18
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 18.
Bachelors – return gown, keep cap and tassel.
Faculty, Doctors and Masters – return gown and hood, keep cap and tassel.
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