ORDERING DEADLINE PAST - A $25.99 HANDLING FEE WILL BE CHARGED TO YOUR ORDER FOR EXPEDITED PROCESSING, PLUS ANY BASE SHIPPING CHARGES ($7.99 GROUND SHIPPING + $25.99 HANDLING FEE). THIS INCLUDES PICK UP AND CAMPUS DELIVERY ORDERS.
Rent the Official ISU Red Gown Only for PhD Candidates/Faculty/Staff - ISU Grads Only
The deadline to rent PhD graduation attire and be guaranteed the correct size for the Spring 2020 ceremony is April 24th, 2020. After this date, every effort will be made to accommodate orders.
Rentals must be returned to the Iowa State University Book Store by 5:00 pm on December 30th, 2019, or you will be charged the full purchase price of the regalia.
All PhD attire orders must be delivered to a campus address or shipped. Pick up in-store will not be allowed. You will be asked to choose a delivery method during the checkout process. Please choose campus delivery for all University buildings on central campus. All other addresses, including Fredericksen Court and the ISU Research Park, should choose PhD Attire Ground Shipping. Orders will arrive approximately 1 week prior to commencement.
- You will be asked to provide your weight, height, and chest measurement to ensure a properly fitting ensemble.
- To measure chest, place measuring tape under arms and around the widest part of your chest or bust.
- Please make sure to use a fabric measuring tape, not a retractable hardware one.
If you are unsure if you are measuring correctly, please come into the bookstore and we can ensure correct measurements.
Note: Hood is not included with rental. The Office of the Registrar will provide each candidate with a PhD hood to be used during the ceremony. If you would like to purchase a hood to keep, please click here.
For questions about ordering PhD graduation attire, please contact Rachel Faircloth, [email protected], 515-294-0245. For questions about PhD commencement information, please visit the Graduation & Commencement website.
Photo by Bob Elbert