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Academic Attire

All graduates and degree candidates participating in the ceremonies are required to wear appropriate academic attire. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign graduates wear custom regalia designed specifically for the campus.

Candidates only participating in the College of Education Convocation video are not required to wear regalia.

Apparel and Price

  • Bachelor’s mortarboard, gown, stole, and tassel – $56.00
  • Master’s or Advanced Certificate mortarboard, gown, hood, and tassel – $64.00
  • Doctoral mortarboard, gown, hood, and tassel – $84.00
  • Additional stoles of gratitude may be purchased for $22.00.
  • Orange and blue souvenir tassels may be purchased for $10; however, they are not to be worn during ceremonies.

How to Order & Deadline

The deadline to order academic attire through Herff Jones at the early discounted rate is April 12, 2022. Regular pricing will be available online April 13 through April 31. More information on Academic Attire can be found at the Commencement websiteDisposable gowns purchased at bookstores are inadmissible.

Rental fees must be paid in full when placing your order with Herff Jones.


    Regalia can be shipped internationally. A return label is included with your regalia, replacement labels are available through Herff Jones.

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