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Doctoral Candidates Academic Apparel

Rented academic apparel for Fordham University is provided by the College Division of Herff Jones.

Doctor Fordham Maroon Tam, Gown and Hood Unit  $116.05

Placing orders online: All orders must be placed online at:

Orders must be submitted no later than 11:59 pm on Friday, April 5. Your order will be available only at the campus you select.  Be sure to print and save your online order confirmation. 

Distribution:  You must present your confirmation and photo I.D. at the distribution site to claim your order.  You may send someone else to pick up your apparel as long as they have your confirmation and written permission to do so. Apparel will be available for pick up only at the campus you selected when ordering and at the following dates and times:

Lincoln Center Campus
Pope Auditorium, Lowenstein Center, Ground Floor
Saturday, May 11 2 – 6 p.m.
Friday, May 17 3 – 6 p.m.
Rose Hill Campus
McGinley Center Student Lounge, Basement Level
Thursday, May 16 4 – 7 p.m.
Friday, May 17 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Saturday, May 18 8 – 10 a.m.

If you do not order by the Friday, April 5 deadline, extra apparel will be available at the distribution sites above on a first come, first served basis only and regrettably cannot be guaranteed. In particular, please be aware that Fordham maroon doctoral stock is limited.  A $10 (cash only) late fee will be charged, and the rental fee must also be paid in cash only.

Cancellations: Orders may be canceled and fee refunds requested, but the request must be received in writing at Herff Jones, Inc. by 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, 2019.

Returning Academic Attire: All rented academic attire must be returned immediately following your diploma ceremony to the McGinley Center Student Lounge in the basement of McGinley Center.. 

You can order your Diploma Frames and Announcements online at:
For more information, please call 516 223-2572 or email