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

Regalia

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 have two options for ordering regalia:

  1. Place your order to be shipped to the University Bookstore (free shipping and handling). The deadline is Tuesday, March 31, 2020. Regalia orders shipped to the bookstore may be picked up at the Graduation Fair, Monday, May 4, 10:30 a.m. – 6:30 pm, Student Center Ballrooms..
  2. Place your order to be shipped directly to the student’s home for an additional fee. 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 options for ordering regalia (the deadline to place all orders is Tuesday, March 31, 2020):

  1. Purchase a Fine Quality Custom Package: Gown, hood and tam. The gown and tam are custom made to student’s exact measurements. This package will ship directly to the student’s home.
  2. Purchase a Tam and Hood: Rent the gown. The tam is custom made to student’s exact measurements. The package will be shipped directly to the University Bookstore for student pick up prior to Commencement. The rental gown must be returned at the conclusion of the ceremony or to the University Bookstore by Tuesday, March 31, 2020. Doctoral rentals may not be picked up at the Graduation Fair.
  3. Purchase a Rental Package: Rent the gown and hood. The rental package includes a souvenir tam that is yours to keep. The rental package will be shipped directly to the University Bookstore for student pick up prior to Commencement. Rental packages must be returned at the conclusion of the ceremony or to the University Bookstore byTuesday, March 31, 2020. Doctoral rentals may not be picked up at the Graduation Fair.

**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.

Graduates who have ordered regalia to be shipped to the University Bookstore may be pick up their regalia during the following dates/times:

  • Tuesday, May 5: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 6: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 7: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Friday, May 8: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 9: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Sunday, May 10: CLOSED
  • Monday, May 11: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 12: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 13: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 14: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Friday, May 15: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 16: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Sunday, May 17: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Monday, May 18: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (LAST DAY TO PICK UP REGALIA)

For any regalia related questions, please email 0356gm@follett.com or 0356mgr@follett.com