What to Wear

Dressing for Commencement

All candidates for all degrees must wear custom IU apparel at Commencement and related robed activities. Custom IU apparel can be rented on the Herff Jones website.

The deadline for ordering your graduation apparel has passed. These are the only options to rent a cap and gown:

  • Graduate Ceremony, May 7- Herff Jones representatives will be available beginning at 8:30 am at Memorial Stadium with a limited supply of Commencement apparel. Orders will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. There are no guarantees on available sizes, tassels, and hood colors. Enter through Gate 8 on the west side of the stadium and proceed to Section W4.
  • Undergraduate Ceremony, May 8- Herff Jones representatives will be available on Friday, May 7, 11 am- 2 pm in Memorial Stadium with a limited supply of Commencement apparel. Orders will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. There are no guarantees on available sizes or tassel colors. Enter through Gate 8 on the west side of the stadium and proceed to Section W4. Orders processing will resume at 8:30 am on May 8 in the same location.