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Academic Regalia

Information on ordering regalia for Commencement events.

For the Procession and Morning Exercises, all degree candidates must wear their academic regalia and display their Harvard ID in the lanyard supplied during Commencement ticket pickup. The Harvard ID and lanyard allow graduating students to enter Harvard Yard for the Morning Exercises. You will not be allowed in Harvard Yard without both your lanyard and your HUID.

The deadlines to order regalia for purchase (March 24) or rental (April 8) have passed. These are hard deadlines, necessary to manage production, processing, and shipping timelines.

PhD Candidates: If you are participating in Commencement activities and renting your regalia, you do not need to pre-order or reserve a gown. You can pick up your rental gown at the Harvard Coop (Harvard Square location) between May 18 and May 25. Review this PDF for further details.

For regalia inquiries or questions, please contact

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