Ordering Caps and Gowns
Academic attire is required to participate in many Commencement Weekend activities and will be available to rent or purchase from the Stanford Bookstore. To guard against continuing delays in the supply chain, we recommend you place your order as early as possible.
Graduation Attire Deadlines
|March 7 & 8, 2023
9 AM - 4 PM
|Bookstore Grad Fair - pre-order your cap & gown, gather important commencement information, save on your Stanford ring and win door prizes|
|Mid April||Student cap & gown online pre-order deadline through the Bookstore|
|Early May||Last day for students to order for home delivery|
|Mid May||Last day for students to order for home delivery with RUSH delivery|
|Mid May||Distribution of pre-ordered cap & gown begins (Stanford Bookstore lower level)|
|Late May||(Limited) Open stock distribution begins (Stanford Bookstore lower level)|
Official Stanford cap and gown ordering information. Pre-order date Monday, April 25, 2022.
Caps and gowns can be rented or purchased by visiting: herffjones.com. Please use discretion when sharing your credit card information.
Note: If you are a Ph.D. grad going into academia, the expensive custom regalia may be worth it, as you'll wear it for the rest of your career. For Ph.D. grads going into industry, it is usually not worth the extra cost.
If you have any questions, please contact the Stanford Bookstore at (650) 329-1217.
If special pick-up or ordering arrangements need to be made, please contact the Stanford Bookstore at (650) 329-1217 ext. 329.