Cap and Gown


  • Order here for any of the following five items:
    • Bachelor Bundle - gown, cap, tassel, and Stole of Gratitude - $76.00 
    • Master gown, hood, cap, and tassel - $66.00 
    • Souvenir Tassel (blue/gold) - $10.00
    • Stole of Gratitude - $40.00
    • International Stole - $40.00
  • Notre Dame Doctor Rental (PhD/Law), includes gown, hood, tam, and souvenir tassel - $150.00 - Deadline to rent your Ph.D. gown is March 31, 2024, to guarantee delivery in time for commencement. See below.
  • Purchased custom Notre Dame Doctor gown (PhD/Law), hood and tam - $1,098.00 - Deadline to purchase your Ph.D. gown is March 1, 2024, to guarantee delivery in time for commencement. See below.
  • Payments accepted - all major credit cards, student accounts, cash.


Please note: Tassel colors are based on the degree you are earning and not the major.

PhD and Law Doctoral Regalia:

If you are planning to participate in Commencement Weekend 2024 activities, you will need to rent or purchase your regalia for your ceremonies.  

The website to order Notre Dame Doctoral Rental Gowns is currently open and ready to accept orders.

Rental Set $150 (includes gown, hood, tam, and souvenir tassel) - order here
Ordering deadline - March 31, 2024, to ensure on-time delivery* 

After the website is closed,  a limited number of rental doctor gowns will be available on a first come, first serve basis. These gowns will be available for pickup/payment beginning May 13.

Rental gown orders will be available for pickup at the Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore on May 13-18, from 8 a.m. -7 p.m. Payment is due at the time of pickup.  It is required that the student pick up their gown in person with a valid ID.


Custom Doctoral Purchase Unit $1,098.00
Ordering deadline – March 1  to ensure on-time delivery*

Purchase Custom Regalia.  Please fill out the custom order form.  Purchase price for a custom Notre Dame gown, hood and tam (cap) is $1,098.00. The deadline for ordering a custom gown is March 1, 2024.  

Custom orders placed after March 1, 2024, will not be guaranteed for commencement.

*Purchases must be completed by the deadlines to ensure on-time delivery. After the deadlines, sizes cannot be guaranteed.


March 1, 2024 - Purchased Custom Doctor Gowns - Orders placed after this date are not guaranteed in time for commencement
March 31, 2024 - PhD/Law Doctor Gown Rentals - Payment ($150.00) will be due at the time of pickup at the Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore on May 13-18.
Questions? Please call Trish Aschenbrenner at (574) 631-1399 or or

St. Michael's Laundry can press your gown and accessories for your special weekend! Bring your items to St. Michael's Laundry (behind Notre Dame Federal Credit Union), Monday-Friday 7:30 am-4:00 pm. If you have any questions please call 574-631-7422.

Be a part of the University of Notre Dame tradition by wearing the Stole of Gratitude and presenting it to those who have made a significant difference in your life.   

International Stoles will be available to order at the Notre Dame Hammes Bookstore.