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Spring 2020 Commencement Information

May 9thth, 2020
Congratulations Graduates!

Please join us at the bookstore for

Grad Fair on Saturday, March 7th 11am - 3pm OR Monday, March 9th 11am - 6pm OR Tuesday, March 10th 11am - 6pm

During Grad Fair you may purchase (bachelor/masters) or order (doctoral) your cap and gown and receive these great rewards:

  • Great sales on class rings!
  • Check with all university departments for exit procedures
  • Order personalized announcements

Deadlines
    March 27th, 2020: Doctoral purchase orders due
    April 10th, 2020: Doctoral rentals orders due

Regalia is required to participate in Commencement and is different for bachelor's, master's and doctoral candidates. All degree recipients from Kent State University and its affiliated institutions wear a cap and gown.

Bachelor's and Master's Degree Recipients
Bachelor's degree recipients wear a gown, mortarboard (cap), and tassel. No hood is worn. Master's degree recipients wear a gown, mortarboard (cap), tassel and hood. Bachelor's sets are $69.98. Masters sets are $133.98.

Orders for bachelor's and master's regalia do not need to be placed in advance and are available in the bookstore up until the day of Commencement. We recommend making your purchase early. We require for height, weight and head circumference.

Orders for shipment can be made only with Barnes & Noble gift cards over the phone. Digital Barnes & Noble gift cards can be ordered at https://bit.ly/2R3IlcI.

Pricing with tax & shipping:
Associates/Bachelors Units: $80.00
Master’s Unit: $149.00
Associates/Bachelors Units with Extreme Logo Cap: $91.00
Masters Units with Extreme Logo Cap: $160.00

Please contact the store at 330-672-2762 to place a shipping order.

Doctoral Degree Recipients
Doctoral recipients and faculty who rent a package will receive a gown, tassel, and mortarboard (cap). These rentals are $36.98. You can rent individual pieces if needed (contact the store for pricing). We require height, weight and head circumference for rentals. Contact the bookstore for doctoral rental orders. Your rental orders must be placed by April 10th, 2020. Late fees will apply.

Doctoral recipients and faculty who wish to purchase custom regalia can order individual pieces or packages. There is special pricing on fine quality regalia packages. We require all measurements for purchases (i.e. height, weight, shoulder, sleeve, chest and head circumference). Contact or come in store for pricing and/or measuring. Your purchase orders must be placed by March 27th, 2020 as it takes 6 weeks for delivery. Orders placed after this date are subject to a fee and not guaranteed to arrive by graduation.

Bookstore Contact Information
Address: 1075 Risman Dr., Student Center Room 124, Kent, OH 44242
Phone No.: 330-672-2762
Email: SM8152@bncollege.com

A SMARTER WAY TO BUY TEXTBOOKS

THE RIGHT EDITION, GUARANTEED.

We work closely with your professors to ensure we only sell the editions they use in the classroom, saving you time and stress about finding it yourself.

DROP A COURSE?
NO PROBLEM.

Don't stick with a class just because you bought the books. Return them during the add/drop period of the semester for a full refund.

TRUSTED ADVICE ON TEXTBOOKS.

On the fence about buying books for a class? We let you know what's required on Day 1 and when to wait to purchase. Service you won't find anywhere else.