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 May 1st to inform the office of your absence.


Please visit to order diploma frames and printed announcements.

The deadlines for both purchasing and renting regalia have passed. If you have a question about a purchase or rental, please contact Liz Gallo at the Drew University Bookstore at 973-408-3090.

Students may return their rented regalia in the Commons Concourse from the conclusion of the ceremony through 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 14. (Eligible students may also pick up their diplomas at this location.)

How to wear your Bachelor Cap and Gown

How to wear your Bachelor Cap and Gown


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


Professional photographs of each graduate will be taken both on stage as well as while leaving the platform. GradImages is Drew’s official commencement photographer. Your proofs will be ready to view online as soon as 48 hours of the ceremony. In order to notify you when your images are available, GradImages sends emails and mails paper proofs, along with optional text message notifications. Your information is never shared and privacy is guaranteed. Pre-register with GradImages, so they can provide your complimentary proofs as quickly as possible.

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

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