Graduation regalia can be purchased at the UWM Panther Shop through our vendor, Herff Jones.
Spring 2023 Graduation: General Information
Spring Graduation will be held:
- Ceremony Sunday 05/21/2023
- Black Ceremony:
Check in: 7:00 a.m.
Ceremony starts: 9:00 a.m.
- Gold Ceremony:
Check in: 12:00 p.m.
Ceremony starts: 2:00 p.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: 03/14 – 15/2023; 10:00am – 6:00pm Grad Images will be present to take photos please sign up to participate. Free grad keychain for participates with photo (while supplies last) www.empirephotos.com/uwm
- The website for ordering regalia: opens January 15, 2023 and closes April 21, 2023 at 11:59 pm EST.
- Order by 11:59pm EST March 27, 2023 for free pick-up at the Panther Shop.
- Cap & Gown pick up: May 3 & 4, 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 05/4/2023
- April 1, 2023: Last day for custom PhD regalia to be purchased. (Purchase trough the Panther Shop)
- All PhD online regalia orders are RENTALS (however there is an option to purchase hoods)
- No state purchasing cards will be accepted at the Panther Shop.
- 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 05/20/2023 unworn for a full refund. No gowns are accepted for returns after commencement has taken place.
- PHD/Students and Faculty rental 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) 06/15/2023. Please call 1800-837-4235 to replace missing return shipping labels.
- Mailing Address: Herff Jones Cap & Gown Division 1000 N. Market Street Champaign, IL 61820
- Any PhD orders picked up from the Panther Shop must be returned to the Panther Shop by 06/15/2023. Please note the Panther Shop will be closed for the Holidays during this time the return package must be mailed. (individuals are responsible for the shipping cost).
- 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/spring/