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Ordering Academic Apparel

Fordham University Commencement May 16, 2020

Regalia for master's candidates cost $59.65 (plus tax) and doctoral candidates cost $116.05 (plus tax), which includes a cap, gown, hood, and tassel. Masters candidates receive keeper gowns that do not need to be returned. Doctoral gowns are rentals and need to be returned immediately after the diploma ceremony. To place your order, visit fordham.edu/capandgown 

The deadline to place your order is Friday, April 3. When ordering, you will have an opportunity to purchase additional graduation items as well.

For more information, please visit the cap and gown information page

Your pre-ordered cap, gown, hood, and tassel will be available for pick up at the following dates (but only at the campus you select when you order):

Lincoln Center Campus
Room G-76 | 140 West 62nd Street

Day Time
Saturday, May 9 2 - 6 p.m.
Friday, May 15 3 - 6 p.m.


Rose Hill Campus
McGinley Student Lounge

Day Time
Thursday, May 14 4 - 7 p.m.
Friday, May 15 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Saturday, May 16 8 - 10 a.m.


Please bring your email confirmation and student ID card to pick up your order. If you send someone else to pick up your order, they must have your written permission, along with your email confirmation.

Master's and doctoral candidates who do not order academic attire by the deadline date may come to the distribution dates for their school listed below. Some extra apparel will be available on a first-come, first-served basis and a $10 late fee will apply. Payments on the day of the distributions are cash only.

We look forward to seeing you at one of the distributions and on Commencement Day, Saturday, May 16.