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Commencement Cap and Gown Rental

If you plan to participate in the commencement ceremony, you must rent a Marian University cap and gown through Herff-Jones. The Marian University gowns are custom-made gowns with the university seal.

If you are NOT participating in the May 2022 commencement ceremony in person but wish to order regalia for another reason, please contact

Order by March 25, 2022 for the discounted cost! Graduation regalia will be shipped directly to you within 2-3 weeks upon placing your order with Herff-Jones.

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Product Discounted cost if ordered by March 25, 2022         Regular cost if ordered March 26 - April 8, 2022         Late cost for bulk order rental April 25-29, 2022         

Associate/bachelor's cap/gown/tassel

$70.95 + tax

$110.95 + tax

$135.95 + tax

All graduates participating in commencement must rent the Marian University cap and gown from Herff-Jones.

Ordering information and policies

  • It is in your best interest to order regalia by March 25, 2022 to pay the discounted cost and to receive your regalia in a timely manner.
  • Graduation regalia will be shipped directly to students from Herff-Jones, within 2-3 weeks upon submitting your order, to the shipping address provided on the order.
  • If you do not order a cap and gown by April 8, 2022 contact Tiffany Fisher to obtain a “bulk order rental form”.
  • If you have not arranged your cap and gown rental by April 28, 2022 you will not be able to participate in the Commencement Ceremony. This is a firm deadline.

Checking your regalia

Regalia is directly shipped to students from Herff-Jones if the online order is placed by April 8, 2022. Students should promptly verify that all regalia received is correct. Students should work directly with Herff-Jones if any regalia items are missing or incorrect.

  • Associate/Bachelor Regalia: The gown color is midnight blue. The Marian University seal patch will be affixed on the upper left side of the gown. A mortarboard with a navy and gold tassel completes the associate/bachelor regalia.  Picture of associate/bachelor regalia

Returning rented regalia

  • Regalia ordered online must be returned to Herff-Jones by mail promptly after commencement, using the return label that was provided with your shipment.
  • Graduates may keep their cap or tam and tassel.

Cancellation and refund policy

Once cap and gown rentals have been ordered and paid for, they are processed for shipment. Instructions on how to return unused items within 30 days of purchase are included in the shipment package.

You can cancel your entire order, if you choose. Instructions for cancelling your order are available at this link: You can also contact Herff Jones customer service at (800) 837-4235 with any questions.

Refunds are only available up until the previously scheduled commencement date.

Purchasing regalia

If you are interested in purchasing your regalia vs. renting regalia, purchase orders must be completed using this regalia purchase order form

If you are not attending commencement, but want to purchase the “keep” items that come with the rented regalia, complete this cap/tam and/or tassel purchase order form.

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