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

Spring 2018 Graduation: General Information

  • Spring Graduation will be held:
  • Black Ceremony: May 20th at 9:00 am in the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
  • Gold Ceremony: May 20th at 1:30 pm in the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
  • The UW-Milwaukee Arena Team Store will be open from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm
  • ADA accessibility 414-908-6035


  • Students can order regalia online at
  • The website for ordering regalia opens  January 1st, 2018 and closes April 23rd, 2018 at 11:59 pm 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.

Monday April 2nd, 2018:

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

Tuesday April 3rd, 2018 –  Monday April 23rd, 2018:

  • Home shipping only for bachelor and master students.

April 24th 2018: 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
  • Tuesday March 27th & Wednesday March 28th, 2018 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
  • May 2nd & 3rd, 2018 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
  • Cap and gowns not picked up by May 3rd, 2018 at 6:00 pm will be charged a $10 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.
  • 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 5/28/2018 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 or 414-229-6158

Important Information

There are no upcoming events at this time.