Ordering Caps and Gowns
The deadline to order your cap and gown is March 29, 2023. Candidates are responsible for the shipping fee and tax for their cap and gown. The shipping fee is $13.95 plus tax for orders placed by the deadline. You can order your cap and gown through: Lewis University (herffjones.com).
Ceremonies: Please review the below information carefully for the commencement ceremony schedules. You can view your college and level in your Degree Works.
Friday, May 5
Evening Graduate Degree Ceremony
7:00p.m. Colleges: Aviation, Science and Technology & Nursing and Health Sciences ONLY
Saturday, May 6
Morning Graduate Degree Ceremony
Colleges: Business & Education and Social Sciences ONLY
Afternoon Undergraduate Degree Ceremony
Colleges: Business, Education and Social Sciences, & Humanities, Fine Arts, and Communications ONLY
Evening Undergraduate Degree Ceremony
Colleges: Aviation, Science and Technology & Nursing and Health Sciences ONLY
College & Ceremony Confirmation
You may confirm your college through your Degree Works (DW) status bar and/or your advisor. Additionally, your e-tickets will be issued under your correct ceremony; ticketing information will be communicated in mid-April.
Ceremony Participation Guidelines for May 2023 Candidates
May candidates must have a ‘Clear Except Final Grades’ or ‘Cleared for Graduation’ DW status by April 5 to participate in the ceremony. E-ticketing details will be sent in mid- April.
Graduation candidates are required to have a cap and gown to participate in commencement ceremonies.
Lewis University policy requires that a student account must be clear before tickets are available for the ceremony. You
may check your account balance through your myLewis portal – STUDENT ACCOUNT.
Cap & Gown
Your graduation processing fee includes your cap & gown whether you attend your ceremony or not. Candidates are responsible for the shipping fee and tax for their cap & gown. The shipping fee is $13.95 plus tax. Candidates will be required to pay this fee at the time of their cap & gown order. To avoid late fees, order your cap & gown before 03/29/2023. Candidates can order their gown through:
Order Cap & Gown
The Office of the Registrar does not process late cap and gown orders. Students who miss the ordering deadline will need to contact Myles Olson at firstname.lastname@example.org. They will incur a $25.00 expediting fee and will also be required to pick-up their cap and gown on the day of graduation.