Information for Students

More information below about applying for graduation, cap and gown pickup, academic apparel and diploma distribution

Academic attire

All graduates must order their academic apparel online at Herff Jones on or before April 14, 2018 and pick up on one of the dates listed below.

There is no charge to the graduate for academic apparel, and pickup only takes a few minutes of your time. If the candidate cannot pick up his/her own apparel, a friend or a relative may come in his/her place. Information needed to pick up the cap and gown is the candidates name, degree, height and college.

Tuesday, May 15
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Wednesday, May 16
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

AMU, rooms 157 and 163


Undergraduate may retain or recycle their “Renew” cap, gown, and tassel. These keepsake gowns are produced from recycled post-consumer plastic bottles.

Doctoral and Master Candidates

Academic apparel (gowns and hoods) must be returned to the representative of the cap and gown company immediately following the Commencement program or at the sites of the individual graduation programs in the afternoon. (Tassels may be retained as a keepsake if desired.)


For individuals interested in purchasing academic apparel

2016 Official Marquette Regalia

Official Marquette Regalia order form



An announcement from the President of the University will be sent to parents or spouses, as indicated by the graduates when they apply for graduation. There is, however, no limit to the number of family members and friends who may attend the Commencement exercises at 9:30 a.m. at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. Tickets are not needed.

Printed graduation announcements will be available for purchase in March at the Marquette Spirit Shop. For personalized and semi-personalized announcements, please visit Jostens website.