Graduation regalia can be purchased at the UWM Panther Shop through our vendor, Herff Jones.

Fall 2017 Graduation: General Information

  • Fall Graduation will be held: December 17th at 10:00am in the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena 400 W. Kilbourn
  • The UW-Milwaukee Arena Team Store will be open from 9:30am to 1:00pm
  • ADA accessibility 414-908-6035


-Students can order regalia online at

-The website for ordering regalia opens  September 1st, 2017 and closes November 20th, 2017 at 11:59pm EST.

-All PhD orders will be shipped to the address provided online, there will not be an option to pick-up at the Panther Shop.

November 4th, 2017:

  • Last day for custom PhD regalia to be purchased
  • The last day to order for in store pick up (bachelors and masters)

November 5th, 2017 –  November 20th, 2017:

  • Home shipping only for bachelor and master students.

November 21st 2017: All orders must be purchased by walking into the Panther Shop; Prices are increased at this time

  • No state purchasing cards will be accepted at the Panther Shop at this time.

Graduation Fair

  • Located in the Panther Shop
  • October 25th, 2017 10:00am – 6:00pm
  • Cap and Gown, class ring, and invitation ordering will be available at this time by vendor.

Cap and Gown Pick up:

  • Located in the UWM Panther Shop
  • December 6th & 7th, 2017 9:00am – 6:00pm
  • Grad Images will be present to take graduation photos.
  • Cap and gowns not picked up by December 7th, 2017 at 6:00pm will be charged a $10 holding fee.

Bachelor, Master, and PhD Cap and Gown Return Policy:

-All Bachelor or Master Home Shipped must be sent back by the student to Herff Jones within (30) days receipt.

-All Bachelor or Master attire picked up at the bookstore must be sent back by the student to Herff Jones within (30) days of pickup.

-PhD online orders: there will be a pre-paid return label included in all packages. You must retain the original carton that the gown arrives in to return the order.

– All PhD late rentals must be returned to the panther shop by mail or walk-in by 12/24/2017 to 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd. Milwaukee WI, 53211

-There will not be an option to return regalia at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena.

Questions? Email or call 414-229-6376

Important Information

There are no upcoming events at this time.