Regalia and Announcements

Caps and gowns can be ordered at our vendor, Herff Jones’ website:

If you prefer, you can download one of the following forms and return it to the Drew Bookstore by the dates indicated below.



The deadline for purchasing caps and gowns is March 6, 2015. The deadline for renting caps and gowns is March 27, 2015.

Pick up of gowns begins on Monday, May 11, 2015 in the Bookstore. The bookstore hours for Commencement week are: Monday – Thursday, 9am – 7pm;  Friday, 9am -5pm; Saturday 9am – 5pm.

Should you desire to order Commencement announcements to send to family and friends, these will be available for purchase at

Hoods for doctoral candidates will be sent directly to the appropriate school office and subsequently presented at special hooding ceremonies on Friday, May 15.  If you have any questions concerning the purchase or rental of academic attire, please call the University Bookstore directly at 973-408-3881.

Downpour Tickets in the event of an indoor ceremony

The decision to hold the ceremony indoors will be made on Monday, May 11 at noon based upon the week’s forecast. Commencement downpour tickets may be picked up at the University Bookstore. Downpour tickets will be mailed to candidates who are maintaining matriculation or registered for dissertation research for the spring term. Each student will be provided with seven downpour tickets.


Candidates for degrees are expected to participate in the commencement ceremony. If you cannot attend, please write to the University Registrar at no later than Friday, April 24, to inform the office of your absence.


As candidates cross the Mead Hall rear porch, they receive a diploma cover, no diploma inside. All candidates who are cleared academically and financially for graduation will receive their diploma via U.S. mail approximately four weeks after the ceremony.


Professional photographs of all  graduates will be taken both on stage as well as while the graduate leaves the stage. Proofs will be emailed to the student approximately three to four days after the event and will be available for purchase. For additional information please visit Grad Images.

Before you leave Drew, make sure to visit Career Services.

For career counseling services and to complete the senior outcomes survey, please go to: