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Purchasing a Robe

Graduating students must wear an academic robe to participate in the commencement ceremony. Robing arrangements are made through the Penn State Berks Bookstore (610-396-6100)

"Keeper gowns," which include gown, mortarboard, and tassel, may be purchased for $40.00, plus tax, and will be available through Friday, April 29, 2016. Extra tassels are also available at $4.00 each.

Those planning to participate in the commencement ceremony, but not planning to order a cap and gown from the Penn State Berks Bookstore, must notify Maria Moceri in the Registrar's Office (mqm1@psu.edu or 610-396-6087) no later than Friday, April 29, 2016.

For your convenience, personalized commencement announcements can be ordered through the Bookstore.  The Bookstore carries Penn State "thank you" cards and diploma frames. 

On the day of commencement, the bookstore will be open from 7:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.