You are required to have academic attire to participate in both the Interfaith Hooding Service and Commencement. For women, this includes the academic gown, hood, cap and dark shoes, preferably black. A dark dress, skirt, or pants and blouse are highly recommended.
For men, this attire consists of the academic gown, hood, cap, tie, shirt, dress slacks and dark shoes, preferably black.
The academic hood is not worn until it is officially placed on each student by a faculty member at the Interfaith Hooding Service, Friday, May 18.
The tassel is worn on the left side until the very end of the graduation ceremony.
Academic Regalia (Cap, Gown and Hood)
The cap, gown and hood that is required for the Interfaith Hooding Service and Commencement will be available from the College Bookstore on a sales basis only.
The cost for academic regalia (cap, gown and hood) is:
- Bachelor degrees: $78
- Master degrees: $85
- Doctoral degrees: $132 (includes tam)
Students must place orders by Friday, April 6.
Orders may be placed by phone, (716) 829-7666, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or at dyc.bncollege.com. If placing orders electronically, please provide your name, highest degree earned and your specific area of academic achievement. The regalia will be ready for pick-up between May 7 and 18.
Robert (Butch) Murphy
Vice President, Student Affairs
Assistant to VP
Campus location: College Center 118/119
Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Phone: (716) 829-8100
Order the cap, gown and hood that is required for the Interfaith Hooding Service and Commencement from the College Bookstore.
Get information about the Graduate Brunch, Interfaith Hooding Service and undergraduate and graduate Commencement.
Look here for the schedule of commencement activities, requirements and due dates.
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