Academic Regalia

Rental Information

The Villanova University Shop is once again partnering with Herff Jones to provide academic attire for faculty and staff who wish to rent caps, gowns, and hoods for Commencement 2018. We also offer information if you would like to purchase a new gown.

Please fill out the excel order form attached to this email.  Simply type over or under the sample name provided as a guide.  Please email form back to Herff Jones at:

All orders must be submitted via email by Monday, April 16th, 2018 to ensure timely May 7th, 2018 delivery. Orders submitted after this date will pay $15.95 for shipping.  You will be notified via email when your Academic Attire is ready for pick up in the Villanova University Shop.  Payment of rental will be due on pick up.

Bachelor Cap, Gown and Tassel - $15.50
Bachelor Hood - $15.50

Master Cap, Gown and Tassel- $16.50
Master Hood - $16.50

Doctor Cap, Gown and Tassel- $17.50
Doctor Hood- $17.50

Rental Return:
Please return all regalia to the University Shop by May 25, 2018.

To Purchase:
Contact Chris Urban, Villanova’s Herff Jones representative, at to inquire about purchasing new Academic Attire.  Chris will then direct you to make the purchase through the Villanova University Shop Customer Service at: 610-519-4161.

University Commencement Ceremony Video

Visit this link to view an archived webcast of the 2018 University Commencement Ceremony. Having trouble playing the video stream? Please confirm that your computer/mobile device meets the viewing requirements.


In addition, the video of the University Commencement Ceremony and each College Convocation will be available for viewing on the University's YouTube channel and available for download via ITunesU.


Future Commencement Weekend Dates

Year 2019: May 17-18
Year 2020: May 15-16
Year 2021: May 14-15