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Ceremony Attendance and Cap and Gown Orders Midyear 2018

To confirm graduation ceremony attendance and order of academic attire, please visit www.hofstra.edu/academicattire. Simply follow the easy on line instructions, carefully check the order and submit.  An order confirmation will display.  Orders for academic attire must be received by November 16, 2018.

ACADEMIC ATTIRE PICKUP

Academic attire pickup is Wednesday and Thursday, December 12 and December 13  from 10 a.m.-8 p.m., and Friday, December 14 from 10 a.m-2 p.m., on the lower level of the Bookstore, Mack Student Center; and an hour before the ceremony on Wednesday, December 19, at the Mack Physical Education Center (where you will be lining up).  Please present your Hofstra ID card.

Please remember to obtain your yellow index card when you pick up your cap and gown. This card will be used to place you in the procession, as well as to announce your name to the audience at the commencement ceremony. Check the card to be sure your name is listed correctly. If your name is difficult to pronounce, please write it down phonetically. Check your academic attire package to be sure you have a cap, gown and tassel. This is for both undergraduates and graduates. Additionally, all masters, doctorates and Maurice A. Deane School of Law students will have a hood representing their school in their package.

There is no cost for the academic attire and it is retainable.


Ceremony Attendance and Cap and Gown Orders Spring 2019

To confirm graduation ceremony attendance and order of academic attire, please visit www.hofstra.edu/academicattire. Simply follow the easy online instructions, carefully check the order and submit.  An order confirmation will display.  Orders for academic attire must be received by TBD.

ACADEMIC ATTIRE PICKUP

Academic attire pickup is Wednesday and Thursday, May 15 and May 16  from  of 10 a.m.-8 p.m., and Friday, May 17 from 10 a.m-2 p.m., on the lower level of the Bookstore, Mack Student Center; and an hour before the ceremony on Sunday, May 19  at the Mack Physical Education Center (where you will be lining up).  Please present your Hofstra ID card.

Maurice A. Deane School of Law graduation candidates can pick up their academic attire at the Mack Physical Education Center during the pickup times listed above or at 5 p.m. on Monday, May 20, 2019.  You will also be issued your yellow card at line up.

Please remember to obtain your colored index card (schools and cards listed below) when you pick up your academic attire. This card will be used to place you in the procession, as well as to announce your during the commencement ceremony. Check the card to be sure your name is listed correctly. If you name is difficult to pronounce, please write it phonetically.

Check your academic attire package to be sure you have a cap, gown and tassel. This is for both undergraduate and graduates. Additionally, all masters, doctorates and Maurice A Deane School of Law Students will have a hood representing their school in their package.

There is no cost for the academic attire and it is retainable.

CARD COLORS BY SCHOOL

BLUE CARD

  • Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • School of Education
  • School of Health Professions and Human Services
  • Physician Assistant Studies

GREEN CARD

  • Frank G. Zarb School of Business
  • The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication
  • Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science

YELLOW CARD

  • All masters and doctorates (all schools).  Maurice A. Deane School of Law graduates will receive a yellow card during line-up in the Physical Education Center on Monday, May 20, 2019.

HOOD COLORS BY SCHOOL

MASTERS DEGREES
Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences White
School of Education Light Blue
School of Health Professions and Human Services Sage Green
Frank G. Zarb School of Business Drab
The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication Crimson
Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering & Applied Science Orange
Graduate Nursing  and Physician Assistant Studies Apricot
DOCTORAL DEGREES
Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Royal Blue
School of Education – EDD Light Blue
Maurice A. Deane School of Law Purple
Health Professions and Human Services Sage Green