Summer 2022 graduates and Fall 2022 (January 2023) candidates: Keepsake academic attire is now available to order for home shipping until Friday, December 16!

NYU's keepsake academic attire is purchased, not rented, by graduates. Gowns and hoods are made of sustainable fabric, woven from 100% recycled materials. Each gown saves 29 post-consumer waste plastic bottles from the landfill. Academic attire is required for all candidates and graduates attending Commencement.


Contact Herff Jones with any cap and gown order issues or questions.


Phone: 1-855-221-0812

Academic Attire

A full academic attire set consists of a gown, tassel, cap (mortarboard for bachelor’s and master’s, or a tam for doctoral degrees), and hood (only for master’s and doctoral degrees).


Bachelor's and associate set: $55.00
Master's set: $75.00
Doctoral (and LLM) set: $85.00

Ordering and Delivery Dates

  • Order between Saturday, November 12 and Friday, December 16 for delivery by January 20, 2023

Shipping Costs

  • Shipments to International Addresses: $29.95
  • Shipments to Domestic (US) Addresses: $13.95
  • Expedited Shipments to Domestic (US) Addresses: $19.95


Custom-made Academic Attire

Master’s and doctoral candidates or graduates may prefer to purchase custom-made academic attire. In particular, those entering the profession of academia may prefer the fine quality regalia suitable for wearing regularly in academic ceremonies. Master’s and doctoral candidates or graduates who wish to purchase custom-made academic attire can do so at the Herff Jones website.   

Master's Candidates or Graduates

Save $50 on custom master's regalia by ordering and using promo code NYUMASTER50 between October 17, 2022 and December 31, 2022.

Doctoral Candidates or Graduates

Save $100 on custom doctoral regalia by ordering and using promo code NYUDR100 between October 17, 2022 and December 31, 2022.

Class Rings

Class rings can be ordered online or at the NYU Bookstore. A display of select rings are available to view in-person at the NYU Bookstore located at 726 Broadway, New York, New York, 10003.

University Honors Scholars

If you reach graduation as a top-ranking Baccalaureate candidate or graduate in the Class of 2023, you will be named a University Honors Scholar and awarded the NYU Founders Day Award. Recipients of this honor receive a gold tassel to wear during Commencement and a personalized certificate.

Please note that the University does not distribute tassels, cords, or stoles for Latin honors. Some schools might distribute cords for certain internal honors. Please reach out to your school with questions about departmental honors.