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Cap & Gown

Costs of retainable attire: 2014 caps and gowns are $42.95 (includes cap, gown and tassel). Cap and gown are required for participants.

Cap & Gown:

You may now preorder your cap & gown from the Herff Jones website. The preorder due date is Tuesday, March 25, 2014.  If you did not pre-order, the Campus Bookstore will be selling caps and gowns beginning Tuesday, April 29 2014. Pre orders may also be picked up on this date.  Cap and gown units for 2014 are $42.95 (includes cap, gown and tassel). Graduation year charms will be available free of charge, which are attached to your tassel. Any other extras will need to be purchased. For questions on sizing and exchanges, please contact the Bookstore directly at 845-257-3050 or visit the store Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

To pick up your cap and gown, the Graduating Senior Survey must be completed and a confirmation number will be generated. Please see undergraduate FAQ page for information on taking the Survey.

Bookstore hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m.–3 p.m. If paying by check, a valid student ID or a New York State driver's license is required.

Note: The Bookstore offers graduation year "charms" which are worn on the tassel. When you pick up your cap & gown, please let the Bookstore know your year of graduation so you can get the appropriate charm.  

Neither the university nor the manufacturer of the cap and gown guarantee that they are colorfast. The university cannot be held liable in the event the gown bleeds.