Cap & Gown Information for 2014 Commencement
Bachelor and Master Cap & Gown for the Saturday, May 24, 2014 Commencement ceremony can be purchased beginning on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at the RPI Bookstore. Diploma frames, graduation announcements and other commencement information will also be available at the Bookstore.
NOTE: Doctoral rental orders must be placed by Monday, March 3, 2014. For those Doctoral candidates who will not be on campus during late February and March 2014, please see the information below, under Doctoral Academic Regalia
Bachelor and Master Cap & Gown
To ensure an adequate supply of correct sizes, Bachelor and Master graduates are required to purchase their regalia from the RPI Bookstore between Wednesday, February 26, 2013 and Monday, April 14, 2014.
Bachelor Cap, Gown, Hood, and Tassel - $59.99 + NYS tax
Master Cap, Gown, Hood, and Tassel - $66.99 + NYS tax
[ Order your Bachelor or Master Cap & Gown Online ]
Rensselaer at Hardford graduates can order their Commencement regalia through the RPI Bookstore in Troy.
The cost for the Master Cap, Gown, Hood, and Tassel is $66.99
[ Order your Rensselaer@Hartford Cap & Gown Online ]
Doctoral Academic Regalia
The Rensselaer Doctoral gown, cap and hood are specially designed for the Rensselaer Doctoral graduate and is available on a rental basis or can be purchased.
Orders for purchase or rental of this custom made merchandise MUST BE placed by Monday, March 3, 2014. Refunds will be given on rental orders that are cancelled before Thursday, May 22, 2014.
Doctoral candidates must place their orders for this regalia in advance. These orders can be placed at the Bookstore between Wednesday, February 10th, 2014 and Tuesday, March 3rd, 2014. The hours for placing orders are:
Mon. - Fri: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Be aware that it takes approxiamtely 15 minutes to process a Doctoral regalia order. Please plan your time accordingly.
The rental payment of $81.99 plus NYS tax is required at the time of placing the order. In addition, credit card information will be required.
If you wish to purchase your Doctoral regalia, please contact us at (518) 276-8604 or via email to email@example.com.
For those students not attending classes in Troy during the Spring 2014 semester, we accept mail orders for Doctoral cap & gown rentals. We can reserve and hold your order or ship it to you via UPS. We will begin to accept Doctoral mail orders starting on Monday, February 10th, 2014.
Please fill out the PDF form below, save it and e-mail it back to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
[ Rent your Doctoral Academic Regalia ]
Cap & Gown Refunds
Bachleor & Master purchases and Doctoral rental orders purchased between February 10th 2014 and Thursday, May 22, 2014 may be returned for a refund during this period. The merchandise must be in the same condition as when purchased or rented. Refunds will not be given after this date.
No refunds will be given after May 22, 2014.
Personalized Graduation Announcements
Personalized 2014 Rensselaer graduation announcements can be ordered from Josten's.
[ Rensselaer Graduation Announcements from Jostens ]
Rensselaer Diploma Frames
Custom made Diploma Frames for the Rensselaer diploma are available at the Bookstore. These frames have custom sized mats to fit the Rensselaer diploma and include a raised Rensselaer seal.
Frames can be purchased at the RPI Bookstore, or ordered on-line.
[ Order a Rensselaer Diploma Frame ]
Flowers will be available for purchase in advance or at the Rensselaer Commencement ceremony. There will be a table with flowers on the field with the RPI Bookstore as well as on the Grandstand level.
[ Pre-Order Your RPI Commencement Flowers ]
RPI Campus Store Spring 2014 Hours
Mon - Fri: 8:30am - 5pm
Sat: Noon - 4pm
The link below will take you to information on extended hours and driving directions to the RPI Bookstore.
[ Bookstore Hours & Driving Directions ]