NIU commencement is a traditional graduation ceremony. If you're participating in the ceremony, you'll wear a black gown and a black mortar board (cap) with a tassel.
The university has transitioned from rental/returnable gowns, hoods and caps to a “keeper” package.
If you were unable to place your regalia order this fall, you will have another opportunity to order in the spring. Details will be posted on this page when they become available.
You're also allowed to wear the following in the ceremony:
Contact the appropriate university organization to obtain your pin, ribbon or other recognition.