Skip to Main Content

IU Northwest News

Don’t miss Grad Fair: Order your cap, gown and more

Grad Fair to take place on campus February 27. 28

Thursday Jan 24, 2013

Students participating in Indiana University Northwest’s 2013 Commencement ceremonies should plan to stop by Grad Fair to order graduation apparel between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 27 or between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 28 in the Library Conference Center, room 105ABC.

All IU campus participants will be robed in custom-made black rental gowns. Associate’s and bachelor’s degree graduates will be able to keep the crimson satin “stole of remembrance” that is worn over the gown as well as the cap and tassel.

Staff members and volunteers will be on hand to assist with gown orders at Grad Fair and to answer any questions regarding Commencement. 

The gown rental fee is $55.10 for bachelor’s and associate’s degree candidates, and $77.50 for master’s degree candidates. Kiosks will be set up in the Library Conference Center during Grad Fair for students to place orders by credit or debit card only. After the event, orders can be placed online at until March 22, but after March 8, a $50 fee will be imposed for late orders.

A representative from Herff-Jones will be on hand to display other items available for order, including diploma frames, souvenir tassels, class rings, announcements and more. All who order during Grad Fair will be entered in a drawing for a variety of gifts.

The 2013 IU Northwest Commencement will take place at 4 p.m., Thursday, May 9 at the Genesis Convention Center in Gary. Graduates must be arrive by 2:30 p.m. Gowns must be returned immediately following the ceremony at the Genesis Convention Center.

For more information, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at (219) 980-6769 or

View Indiana University Northwest Office of Marketing and Communications Media Contact information

[an error occurred while processing this directive]