Graduates and degree candidates who wish to participate in Commencement are required to wear academic attire. Academic attire specifically for NYU can be rented from Herff Jones, Inc. beginning Monday, March 16th at www.herffjones.com/college/nyu. Rental orders must be received on-line by Friday, April 17th.
(Sales tax included)
Bachelor's and associate's cap and gown: $53.00
Master's cap, gown, and hood: $73.00
Doctoral (and LL.M.) cap, gown, and hood: $83.00
Pick up academic attire at the Coles Sports and Recreation Center, 181 Mercer Street, between Bleecker and Houston Streets.
|Tues, May 12||11:00am - 6:00 pm (on-time orders only)|
|Wed, May 13||11:00 am - 6:00 pm (on-time orders only)|
|Thurs, May 14||11:00 am - 8:00 pm|
|Fri, May 15||11:00 am - 6:00 pm |
|Mon, May 18||10:00 am - 4:00 pm|
|Tues, May 19||10:00 am - 4:00 pm|
If your independent school ceremony takes place before Wednesday, May 20th, and you attend the All-University Commencement on May 20th, you must return all academic attire by 2:30 pm following the Commencement ceremony to Herff Jones representatives at Gate 8, where you entered Yankee Stadium. Herff Jones, Inc. will hold the renter financially responsible for unreturned items.
If your independent school ceremony is on Wednesday afternoon, May 20th, or between May 20th and May 22nd, hold on to your rented academic attire for your school ceremony. Herff Jones, Inc. will have collections bins available on-site after your ceremony.
If you rented academic attire for your individual school ceremony only (for ceremonies up until May 22nd) and do not plan to attend the All-University Commencement on Wednesday, May 20th, return the attire to the Barrie Dance Studio (same as pick-up location) in the Coles Center, 181 Mercer Street, from Monday, May 18th, through Friday, May 22nd, between 11:00 am and 3:00 pm.
After Friday, May 22nd, if your school ceremony has already passed, you must mail academic attire back to:
1000 N. Market Street
Champaign, IL 61820
ATTN: NYU Returns
Herff Jones, Inc. will hold the renter financially responsible for unreturned items.
Academic attire rental information was mailed to full-time faculty in mid-March as a part of the All-University Commencement invitation. Please completely fill out the order card and mail your order in the envelope provided to Herff Jones, Inc. by Friday, April 17th.
If you miss the April 17th deadline, you must place and pick up a late order beginning Thursday, May 14th, during regular distribution hours. Go to the Barrie Dance Studio, on the first floor of Coles when a representative of Herff Jones, Inc. will be available to take and fill your late order in one transaction. All late orders must be paid by certified check, money order, credit card (Visa, MasterCard, or Discover) or cash. The latter will speed up your transaction.
Please understand that the rental firm might have to make substitutions to fill late orders.
No academic attire will be distributed at Coles after 4:00pm on Tuesday, May 19th.
If the degree candidate lives out of state or cannot pick up academic attire at the times allotted, a third party may pick up the academic attire provided the following documentation is submitted:
NOTE: If someone else is also picking up your All-University Commencement tickets, make two copies of these documents. One set will be collected as proof of third party ticket pick-up and will not be returned to you.
Refunds will be made to those students who cancel their orders in writing to Herff Jones, Inc., via certified mail and postmarked by Monday, April 27th. No refund will be made in the event of rain. No refund will be made once academic attire has been picked up from the distribution center.
Any inquiries should be directed to the management of the rental firm, which is responsible for the operation of this service.
Herff Jones, Inc.
94 Gardiners Avenue
Levittown, NY 11756