Congratulations Central Michigan Graduates! 

All Doctoral students will receive a classic black mortarboard when renting their gown unless they custom order a velvet Doctoral tam. Custom orders take a minimum of six weeks to process and certain measurements are necessary.

Doctoral students will pick up their rental apparel at the CMU Bookstore Wednesday-Friday, December 11-13, from 8:00 am-4:00 pm, or on Saturday, December 14, at Rose 121, beginning at 7:30 am.

All rental apparel should be returned to Rose 121 immediately following the ceremony on Saturday, December 14.

Custom Doctoral diploma frames may be ordered from the CMU Bookstore website at 


**Please note group orders will not be accepted.  Only one complete package may be purchased per order.**

Ordering is now closed for the December 14, 2019 Commencement ceremony in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. 

If you still need to place a rental order for apparel, please stop by the CMU Bookstore Office or phone 989-774-7490 as soon as possible. 

Custom apparel is not available at this time due to time constraints.