Academic Attire


Graduates and degree candidates who wish to participate in NYU Commencement and NYU Wagner Convocation are required to wear academic attire. Graduates can wear the same cap and gown for both ceremonies.



Academic attire can be rented from Herff Jones, Inc. at Rental orders must be received online by Friday, April 17. Rental fees: Master's cap, gown, and hood: $73.00; Doctoral cap, gown, and hood: $83.00. Please Note:  there is a different hood color for the Masters of Urban Planning degree.



Once ordered, graduates may pick up academic attire at the Coles Sports and Recreation Center (181 Mercer Street, between Bleecker and Houston Streets). Below is the list of availabel dates and times for pickup.  Please Note: THE LAST DAY TO PICK UP ATTIRE IS MAY 19.

Tues, May 12    11:00am  - 6:00 pm (on-time orders only)
Wed, May 13    11:00 am - 6:00 pm (on-time orders only)
Thurs, May 14    11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri, May 15    11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon, May 18    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tues, May 19    10:00 am - 4:00 pm



Attire may be returned immediately after NYU Wagner Convocation at New York City Center in the bins marked “Attire Return.” If you plan to attend the All-University Commencement on May 20th, you must return all academic attire by 2:30 pm following the Commencement ceremony to Herff Jones representatives at Gate 8, where you entered Yankee Stadium. Herff Jones, Inc. will hold the renter financially responsible for unreturned items.

After Friday, May 22nd, if your school ceremony has already passed, you must mail academic attire back to:

Herff Jones
1000 N. Market Street Champaign, IL 61820
ATTN: NYU Returns