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Academic Attire

All students must wear a cap and black gown to march in the ceremony. You will be "hooded" on stage. To learn the proper hooding protocol, please watch the video.

Senior Day Dec. 2011You may order your regalia online from Oak Hall. The rental fee is $79.00. The charge will increase to $89.00 on March 23, 2020.

The fee of $79.00 covers the rental of the law gown and hood, trimmed in purple velvet and a tam (cap). You will also receive a tassel, which is yours to keep as a souvenir and extra law (purple) tassels may be purchased for $8.00 each.

No web orders will be accepted after April 6. To order after that deadline, you must contact Andy Gillespie, Oak Hall, at 517.282.9876.

When paying for your order, use your credit card billing address for your shipping address.  Gowns will be delivered directly to the Law School and will be available for pick-up in Jeffries Hall (4th Floor) on Wednesday, May 6 from 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and on Thursday, May 7 from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

NOTE: If you are using a credit card with a name different than that of the graduate, please contact the Law School Academic Events office at 734.764.4705 or after you place your order.

Return your gown, hood, and tam (tassel is yours to keep) after the ceremony by 8:00 p.m. to the Oak Hall employees in Hutchins Hall.