Commencement

 

Caps and Gowns

Participation in commencement requires the appropriate academic attire.

The last day to order attire for campus pickup was April 1 and the last day to order online was May 5.

Undergraduate or Masters Candidates

Adelphi Commencement Attire

Commencement regalia consists of our custom brown cap and tassel and a gown with gold-embroidered Adelphi seal and the hood of your discipline. Recipients of associate degrees do not wear hoods.

Other Adornments

You can customize your cap provided that only the flat, top area of the mortarboard is decorated. Cords and stoles may be worn. All adornments should be respectful and in good taste.

Pickup

Adelphi hosts several grad fairs in May where students can pick up their attire. Hudson Valley students will be contacted by email regarding pickup. You cannot order attire at these fairs.

 
In addition, attire will be available for pickup at the Garden City Bookstore from May 6-17, 2019 during regular hours of operation. All attire must be picked up before the day of the Ceremony, as there will be no pickups at the Coliseum.

Doctoral Hooding Candidates

Doctoral AttireAt the doctoral hooding ceremony, you will carry your hood with the color signifying your area of expertise clearly visible. You will be individually hooded onstage by your faculty advisor.

Pickup

Candidates will be contacted when their attire is ready for pickup.

Return

Attire must be returned after the ceremony. The Bookstore will stay open until 7:00 p.m. that evening to facilitate your return.


Faculty Members

Adelphi University provides faculty members with academic regalia for Commencement. There is no charge to faculty members. 

Pickup

Attire will be available for pickup at the Garden City Bookstore from May 6-17, 2019 during regular hours of operation. All attire must be picked up before the day of the Ceremony, as there will be no pickups at the Coliseum.

Return

All rental faculty attire must be returned at the end of the Ceremony.

There will be two dropoff locations at the Coliseum:

  1. Lower level: Outside the entrance to the Expo Center
  2. Main level: Between the entrances for sections 10 and 11

For those only attending the Doctoral Hooding, the Bookstore will stay open until 7:00 p.m. that evening to facilitate your return.

 

For further information, please contact:

Adelphi University Commencement
e – commencement@adelphi.edu