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

December 2019 Graduation: General Information

Fall Graduation will be held:

  • The Ceremony will be held at 10:00 AM
  • The UW-Milwaukee Arena Team Store will be open from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
  • ADA accessibility 414-908-6035


  • Students can order regalia online at
  • The website for ordering regalia opens September 9th, 2019 and closes November 19th, 2019 at 11:59 pm EST.
  • All faculty orders will be shipped to the address provided online, there will not be an option to pick-up at the Panther Shop.

Wednesday October 30, 2019 :

  • Last day for custom PhD regalia to be purchased

Saturday November 2, 2019:

  • The last day to order for in store pick up

Saturday November 2, 2019 –  Tuesday November 19, 2019:

  • Home shipping only for all students.

Wednesday November 20th 2019: 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.

Graduation Fair

  • Located in the Panther Shop
  • Wednesday October 23, 2019 from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
  • Cap and Gown, class ring, and invitation ordering will be available at this time by Herff Jones.

Cap and Gown Pick up:

  • Located in the UWM Panther Shop
  • Wednesday December 4th, 2019 & Thursday December 5th, 2019  9:00 am – 6:00 pm
  • Cap and gowns not picked up by Friday December 6th, 2019 at 4:00 pm, will be charged a $12.95 holding fee.


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 UWM Panther Shop must be sent back by the student to Herff Jones within (30) days of pickup.
  • Faculty 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 December 20th, 2019  to 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd. Milwaukee WI, 53211. After this date, gowns will not be accepted and you are responsible for your own shipping.
  • There will not be an option to return regalia at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena.

Questions? Email or call 414-229-6376 or 414-229-6158

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Important Information

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