Ordering Caps and Gowns

May 2024 Cap & Gown Information

The deadline to order your cap and gown is April 01, 2024. Candidates are responsible for the shipping fee and tax for their cap and gown. The shipping fee is $14.90 plus tax for orders placed by the deadline. You must order your cap and gown through:

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Please review the below information carefully for the degree ceremony schedules. You can view your college and level in your Degree Works. Additionally, your e-tickets will be issued under your correct ceremony.

Evening Graduate Degree Ceremony
Time: 7:00p.m.
Colleges: Business & Education and Social Sciences ONLY

Morning Graduate Degree Ceremony
Time: 9:00a.m.
Colleges: Aviation, Science and Technology & Nursing and Health Sciences ONLY

Afternoon Undergraduate Degree Ceremony
Time: 1:00p.m.
Colleges: Aviation, Science and Technology, Nursing and Health Sciences & Humanities, Fine Arts, and Communications ONLY

Evening Undergraduate Degree Ceremony
Time: 5:00p.m.
Colleges: Business & Education and Social Sciences ONLY

Ceremony Participation Guidelines for May 2024 Candidates

May candidates must have a ‘Clear Except Final Grades’ or ‘Cleared for Graduation’ DW status by April 11 to participate in the ceremony. E-ticketing details are available on the commencement webpage.

Candidates must order their cap & gown through the Lewis University site. Graduation candidates are required to have their Lewis University, May 2024 cap and gown to participate in commencement ceremonies.

Financial Policy

Lewis University policy requires that a student account must be clear before tickets are available for the ceremony. You may check your account balance through your myLewis portal – STUDENT ACCOUNT.

Cap & Gown

Your graduation processing fee includes your cap & gown whether you attend your ceremony or not. Candidates are responsible for the shipping fee and tax for their cap & gown. The shipping fee is $14.90 plus tax. Candidates will be required to pay this fee at the time of their cap & gown order. To avoid late fees, order your cap & gown before 04/01/2024. Candidates can order their gown through: http://colleges.herffjones.com/college/lewisu/.

The Office of the Registrar does not process late cap and gown orders. Students who miss the ordering deadline will need to contact Myles Olson at mcolson@herffjones.com to order their late cap & gown. They will incur a $25.00 expediting fee and will also be required to pick-up their cap and gown on the day of graduation.