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 or slacks 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 15.
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 graduate's academic regalia (cap, gown, and hood) is as follows:
- Bachelor degrees: $90.09
- Master degrees: $105.81
- Doctoral degrees: $151.90
Students must place orders by Monday, April 13
The regalia will be ready for pickup at the College Bookstore between May 4 and May 15. If you have questions, please contact the College Bookstore at (716) 829-7666. Orders may be placed by phone, (716) 829-7666, via email at email@example.com, or via our website at dyc.bncollege.com. If you place orders via e-mail or our website, please give us your name, highest degree you’re getting, and your specific area of academic achievement.