Academic Ceremonies

Faculty & Staff

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Apparel Rental Information

  • The IPFW Bookstore will be taking faculty and staff orders for rental apparel February 11 through April 3.
  • Orders placed after April 3 will be charged a late fee of $5 which must be paid by the individual placing the order.
  • Academic Ceremonies will pay for the rental of caps and gowns.
  • Faculty and staff are responsible for their own hood rental (some departments will pay for hood rental from their S&E accounts).

Rental prices for hoods are:

Doctoral hood $34.00 ($36.38 with tax)

Master's hood $29.00 ($31.03 with tax)

Bachelor's hood $28.00 ($29.96 with tax)

Black tassels will be supplied to faculty and staff with less than a doctoral degree; old gold tassels will be supplied for faculty and staff with doctoral degrees. If you want your discipline color, you may purchase a tassel through the bookstore.

The rental apparel may be claimed at the Bookstore during the week prior to Commencement. Bookstore personnel will collect rented apparel after Commencement in the robing area at the Coliseum.

You must let the Academic Ceremonies office know you will be attending the ceremony no later than Thursday, April 3. Information is used for seating and for you to receive your complimentary parking pass, Complete and submit the RSVP below and let us know whether or not you are planning to attend.

Parking passes and further instructions concerning Commencement will be mailed to you the first week of May.

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