Academic Attire

All graduates must order caps and gowns online at by the Monday, March 17 deadline. A Graduation Fact Sheet has been mailed to all graduates explaining the procedure. Academic attire will not be available at the Academy of Music. Online ordering is for the convenience of graduates and assures all graduates of proper fitting attire.

Caps and gowns can be picked up in the Holy Family University Bookstore during regular business hours throughout the semester starting Thursday, April 24. The Bookstore is open Monday – Thursday from 9 am - 6 pm, and Friday from 9 am - 4 pm. Caps and gowns will not be available at the Academy of Music on May 17.

Graduates should pick up attire as early as possible to assure proper fitting. Attire that does not fit may require re-ordering, which could take up to two weeks for delivery. Please ensure that all necessary items are included in your attire package upon pickup. No attire will be distributed at the Academy of Musicat Commencement.

All graduates participating in the Commencement Ceremony must wear full academic attire: cap with tassel, gown, and hood. Only honor cords and academic medals that are officially issued by the University are permissible.

For the convenience of Extended Learning graduates, the Bookstore management will distribute academic attire at Holy Family—Woodhaven on Wednesday, April 16 from 5 – 7 pm.

*If you have difficulty accessing the website or have questions regarding caps and gowns, please contact the Bookstore manager at (267) 341-3588.