Graduation regalia can be purchased at the UWM Panther Shop through our vendor, Herff Jones.
Fall 2023 Graduation: General Information
Spring Graduation will be held:
- Ceremony Sunday 12/17/2023
- Check in: 8:30 a.m.
Ceremony starts: 10:00 a.m.
- Please visit the SecU Office for more details. https://uwm.edu/secu/com_cer/
- The UW-Milwaukee Arena Team Store hours: TBD
- ADA accessibility 414-908-6035
- Students/Faculty can order regalia online at http://colleges.herffjones.com/college/_UWMilwaukee/
- Grad Info Day: 10/25/2023; 10:00am – 6:00pm. Empire Photos will be present (10:00am- 5:30pm) to take Grad portraits. Please signup with the QR code below to participate. Free grad Gift with photo (while supplies last). Alumni Association will be present, 11:00am – 1:00pm.
- The website for ordering regalia: Opens September 5, 2023 and closes November 17, 2023 at 11:59 pm EST.
- Order by 11:59pm EST November 4, 2023 for free instore pick-up at the Panther Shop.
- Cap & Gown pick up: December 6th & 7th, 2023; 10:00am – 6:00pm located in the Panther Shop.
- $10.00 holding fee applies for cap and gowns not picked up by the end of the day 12/07/2023 10am – 4pm
- Stop by the Center for Student Experience & Talent table 12/6 – 7/2023 10am – 6pm for treats, career readiness info and more!
- November 1, 2023: Last day for custom PhD regalia to be purchased. (Purchase through the Panther Shop)
- All PhD online regalia orders are RENTALS (however there is an option to purchase hoods, please select option online)
- No state purchasing cards will be accepted at the Panther Shop (faculty only).
- All online orders must be sent back by the individual, unworn to Herff Jones within (30) days of receipt for a full refund. Panther Shop orders are to be returned by 12/17/2023 unworn for a full refund. No gowns are accepted for refunds after commencement has taken place.
- PHD rental ship home online orders: There will be a prepaid return label included in all packages. You must retain the original carton the gown arrives in, to complete your return.
- All PhD online rentals must be returned to Herff Jones (by mail) by 12/24/2023. Please call 1800-837-4235 to replace missing return shipping labels. After 12/24/2023 a non-return fee of up to $250 will be assessed
- Mailing Address: Herff Jones Cap & Gown Division 1000 N. Market Street Champaign, IL 61820
- Panther Shop PhD rental return orders: must be returned to the Panther Shop by mail, no later than 12/24/2023. In person cap & gown return 12/18 – 21/2023 at the Panther Shop 10am – 4pm. After 12/24/2023 a non-return fee of up to $250 will be assessed
- Mailing address: Panther Shop 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd. Milwaukee WI, 53211
- There will not be an option to return regalia at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena.
Questions? Email email@example.com or call 414-229-5574
or visit: https://uwm.edu/secu/com_cer/fall/