Thursday Jan 24, 2013
All IU campus participants will be robed in custom-made black rental gowns. Associate’s and bachelor’s degree graduates will be able to keep the crimson satin “stole of remembrance” that is worn over the gown as well as the cap and tassel.
Staff members and volunteers will be on hand to assist with gown orders at Grad Fair and to answer any questions regarding Commencement.
The gown rental fee is $55.10 for bachelor’s and associate’s degree candidates, and $77.50 for master’s degree candidates. Kiosks will be set up in the Library Conference Center during Grad Fair for students to place orders by credit or debit card only. After the event, orders can be placed online at www.herffjones.com/iu until March 22, but after March 8, a $50 fee will be imposed for late orders.
A representative from Herff-Jones will be on hand to display other items available for order, including diploma frames, souvenir tassels, class rings, announcements and more. All who order during Grad Fair will be entered in a drawing for a variety of gifts.
The 2013 IU Northwest Commencement will take place at 4 p.m., Thursday, May 9 at the Genesis Convention Center in Gary. Graduates must be arrive by 2:30 p.m. Gowns must be returned immediately following the ceremony at the Genesis Convention Center.
For more information, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at (219) 980-6769 or firstname.lastname@example.org.