Graduates can purchase undergraduate/master’s regalia online from Herff Jones, our preferred vendor, at herff.ly/nku until Wednesday, April 3, and in person at the NKU Bookstore in the University Center until Sunday, May 5. The NKU Bookstore will not accept returns after Sunday, May 5 (regalia must also be in the original packaging).
The only required pieces each bachelor degree candidate must have are a cap, gown and tassel.
Master candidates must also have a hood in the color corresponding to the field of study.
Doctoral regalia must be specially ordered. Doctoral candidates will receive notification from their program director with order and pricing information.
The white stole of gratitude is optional.
Follow these deadlines in order to get your regalia on time for the Sunday, May 5, 2024 commencement ceremonies:
May 2024 undergraduate students who qualify for University Honors can pick up honor cords at Grad Fair, your dean's office, or upon arrival at the commencement ceremony on May 5.
If you plan to not walk in commencement, please pick up your cords prior to May 5.
Please note that master and doctoral candidates DO NOT receive University Honors cords.
CUMULATIVE GPA REQUIREMENTS FOR HONORS
Summa cum laude = 3.90-4.00
Magna cum laude = 3.75-3.8999
Cum laude = 3.50-3.7499