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 18. Rental fees: Master's cap, gown, and hood: $68.00; Doctoral cap, gown, and hood: $79.00. 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 20.

Tues, May 13                         11:00am-6:00pm (On-time orders only)

Wed, May 14                         11:00am-6:00pm (On-time orders only)

Thurs, May 15                       11:00am-8:00pm

Fri, May 16                            11:00am-6:00pm

Mon, May 19                         9:30am-4:00pm

         Tues, May 20                        9:30am-4:00pm – last possible pick-up time



Attire may be returned immediately after NYU Wagner Convocation at New York City Center in the bins marked “Attire Return.” Herff Jones, Inc., will hold the renter financially responsible for non-returned items. After Friday, May 23, you must mail academic attire back to:

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