Faculty and Staff Commencement RSVP and Regalia Rental

RSVP to Attend Commencement

If you are attending and plan to process in regalia at Commencement, please RSVP online

Please plan on arriving to Schrader Hall (the north entrance by the Schrader Gym) by 8:30 a.m. for the 9 a.m. ceremony and by 1:30 p.m. for the 2 p.m. ceremony.

Staff and volunteers will be on site to assist you. There are locker rooms and a water service available.

If you are planning to attend and not process in regalia at the event, you will need a ticket. Please contact Scheduling & Events at Erwin 23, 585-245-5500, or events@geneseo.edu

Regalia Rental

Faculty in graduation regalia

Regalia rental is available through the SUNY Geneseo bookstore. 

We recommend you place your rental order by April 19, 2024 to ensure it arrives in time for the event. 

Please contact bookstore manager Heather Boss with any questions and to place your order directly (no form needed) at 585-245-5866 or email bossh@geneseo.edu.

Rental Pricing

  • Bachelor/Associate Unit: $40.00* 
  • Master/Specialist Unit: $45.00* 
  • Doctor Unit: $53.00* 
  • Bachelor/ Associate Gown: $28.00
  • Master/Specialist Gown: $33.00 
  • Doctor Gown: $42.00 
  • Tam w/ gold silk tassel: $41.00 
  • Bachelor/Associate Hood: $34.00 
  • Master/Specialist Hood: $40.00
  • Doctor Hood: $51.00*

Unit includes: gown, cap (a tam must be rented separately) and tassel.

*Tax not included