Female Montclair State University graduate clad in cap and gown smiling.


To protect the safety of the University community and others, and in accordance with Governor Murphy’s Executive Orders, commencement and graduation convocations are postponed until a future date. We will update this page with more information as it becomes available.

Academic attire is required to participate in the Commencement ceremony and must be purchased in advance of the ceremony.

Order Your Regalia

Candidates for Master’s Degrees

Master’s regalia is red in color and includes cap, gown, hood and tassel.

Master’s degree candidates may place a regalia order to be shipped directly to the student’s home (an additional shipping fee applies.) The last day to place an order for home shipping is Tuesday, April 28, 2020.

Please note master’s regalia is for purchase only. Rentals are not an option.

Candidates for Doctoral Degrees

Red in color, faced down the front with black velvet, with three bars of the same across the sleeves; includes tam (cap) gown, hood, and tassel.

Doctoral degree candidates have three package options for regalia (the deadline to place all orders is Tuesday, April 28, 2020) via the Order Your Regalia site.  All three packages will ship directly to the student’s home (an additional shipping fee applies.)

Package Options:

  1. Purchase a Fine Quality Custom Package: Gown, hood and tam. The gown and tam are custom made to student’s exact measurements.
  2. Purchase a Souvenir Gown, Fine Quality Hood and Custom Tam.
  3. Purchase a Souvenir Package it includes souvenir Gown, Hood and Souvenir Tam.

Doctoral students need to allow 6 weeks for shipping.  Please plan accordingly.

**Please note that there is a slight difference in the tams and tassel between the custom tams and the souvenir tam (photos are available on the ordering website). Students may contact The Graduate School at gradschool@montclair.edu to view the two options before ordering.

Receiving Your Regalia

To graduates who have previously ordered regalia to be shipped to the University Bookstore: We are working with our supplier regarding these purchases. The University is working to develop answers and hopes to have them around mid-April 2020. We will share information as soon as it becomes available on the University’s coronavirus website. We appreciate your patience as we get through this public health emergency together.