Student Affairs

Convocation Attire

Deadline to place your online order: March 31, 2015

Degree candidates who wish to participate in Convocation and/or Commencement are required to wear academic attire.  Rental Attire costs $83 and includes the rental of a gown, hood, tam (cap) and tassel.

ORDERING ATTIRE
Order online at: www.herffjones.com/college/nyu.

The Office of Student Affairs works closely with Herff Jones to have your attire order delivered here to the Law School for your convenience.  For those who miss the deadline you will have to go to Coles Sports and Recreation Center in person and wait in line with other NYU schools graduating candidates.  Coles is located at 181 Mercer Street, between Bleecker adn Houston Streets.

ATTIRE FOR CONVOCATION & COMMENCEMENT
If you plan to attend both ceremonies--the All University Commencement at Yankee Stadium and Law School Convocation at The Beacon Theatre--YOU MUST hold onto your academic attire at the conclusion of the All University Commencement ceremony on May 20, 2015.  This is the same attire you will wear the following day to your Convocation ceremony on May 21, 2015.

ATTIRE DISTRIBUTION
By placing your order on the Herff Jones website by March 31, 2015, you will be eligible to pick up your attire during One Stop Shop in Golding Lounge East during the following dates and times:

Date Time
Tuesday, May 5 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 6 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 7 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Friday, May 8 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.


LATE ORDERS
If you miss the March 31, 2015 deadline, you must place and pick-up a late order starting May 14, 2015, during regular distribution hours.  Go to the Barrie Dance Studio, on the first floor of Jerome S. Coles Sport Center, located at 181 Mercer Street.  A Representative of Herff Jones, Inc., will be available to take and fill your late order in one transaction.  All late orders must be paid by cash or credit card (Visa, MasterCard or Discover).

Distribution hours:

Date     Time
Thursday, May 14  10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Friday, May 15 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Monday, May 18 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 19 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
No academic attire will be distributed after 4:00 p.m.

Please understand that the rental firm might have to make substitutions to fill late orders.


THIRD PARTY ATTIRE PICK-UP
If the degree candidate lives out of state or cannot pick up academic attire at the times allotted, a designee may pick up the academic attire providing the following documentation is presented:

  • Photocopy of graduating candidate's ID
  • A signed letter from the degree candidate authorizing attire pick-up
  • A copy of the online order confirmation
  • Photocopy of the ID of the person picking up the attire

ATTIRE RETURNS
Representatives from Herff Jones will be on site at The Beacon Theatre to collect your academic attire at the conclusion of the Convocation ceremony. Students who do not return their attire concluding the Convocation ceremony will be responsible for shipping it at their own expense to:

Herff Jones
Attn:  NYU Law Returns
1000 N. Market Street
Champaign, IL  61820

For questions or concerns regarding academic attire, contact pjreilly@herffjones.com.  In your email, please be sure to indicate you are an NYU Law student and any transaction information you have from your online rental order.

Last Modified 12/15/2014