Regalia form for all 2022 MIT Commencement ceremonies
***This form must be completed as a prerequisite to receive guest tickets for the 2022 Commencement ceremonies***
The supply of regalia has been exhausted and no more online orders are being accepted as of 6pm on Sunday 5/22. Inquiries after this date should be made in-person during the regalia pickup hours (see below).
All graduates participating in any of the 2022 Commencement ceremonies (OneMIT Commencement Ceremony, Undergraduate Ceremony, and/or the School/College Advanced Degree Ceremonies) must wear academic regalia and must complete
this form. Those in active military service may wear the prescribed dress uniform (Air Force, Army, Marine, and Navy ROTC candidates, please see option 3
4/6/22 Update: The custom grey doctoral regalia is no longer available to order. The manufacturer cannot guarantee delivery for commencement.
Important: If you are not ordering your regalia from the MIT Coop, you will need to select the approved alternative regalia option and provide proof in order to be eligible to receive guest tickets to any of the Commencement ceremonies. Guest tickets will be distributed electronically at the end of finals, to those students who are on the degree list AND have completed the regalia form. Details about ticket distribution will be available in mid-May.
If no options appear after logging in, or you cannot access the ticketing window, please first ensure that you are on the list of graduating students by contacting the Registrar. If the Registrar's office confirms your status, and you are still unable to place your order, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may rent or purchase regalia through
this website (or state your alternative regalia option).
OPTION 1: Order your regalia online from the MIT
Coop via this form
- Complete the form on this page (you must be logged in with your MIT Touchstone credentials to see all options available to you).
Note: Massachusetts sales tax will be applied to regalia rentals. It will appear on the order as 'Convenience Fee (or Mass. sales tax)'.
OPTION 2: Borrow regalia from a friend or a
family member, or purchase your regalia from a vendor other than the MIT Coop
- To be eligible to receive guest tickets to the ceremonies,
you must first complete the form on this page to indicate your plans. Your
tickets will not be released to you unless you complete this step.
- Use the form to the right and under I don’t need to order
regalia, enter a quantity of 1, then submit the form. When checking out, please specify the alternative regalia option.
- You are required to provide proof of your regalia plans in order to obtain your Commencement guest tickets. Please send a picture/scan of your rental receipt from an alternate vendor OR a picture of you in your borrowed regalia to email@example.com.
OPTION 3: Wear your dress uniform (ROTC
Air Force, Army, Marine, and Navy ROTC candidates may
wear the prescribed dress uniform instead of academic regalia, provided they
have spoken with their respective commanders and have been given the correct
rank to wear with their service dress.
- To be eligible to receive guest tickets to the ceremonies, you must first complete the form on this page to indicate your plans. Your tickets will not be released to you unless you complete this step.
- Use the form to the right and under I don’t need to order regalia, enter a quantity of 1, then submit the form. When checking out, please specify the alternative regalia option.
Regalia order dates and deadlines
Online regalia ordering will be available from
Monday, March 14 through Monday, April 25.
Active Coop Members, please use the code 2022Grad10
to receive your discount.
Regalia orders should be placed no later than Monday, April 25. We recommend that you take care of your regalia arrangements as soon
number of gray faille Doctoral gowns are available for rent on a first-come,
first-served basis—please reserve early and no later than Monday, April 25.
***LATE ORDERS: If you did not order
your regalia by the April 25 deadline, standard black regalia can be purchased for the increased fee of $70.00, and MIT gray Doctoral regalia can be rented for the increased fee of $200.50, until supplies last.
If you ordered regalia from the MIT Coop via adMIT One, there is new regalia distribution info below. All pickup/returns will now be located on the second floor of the student center unless otherwise noted.
Pickup schedule: Student Center (W20) 2nd Floor
May 18: 12 pm – 5 pm
May 19-21: 9 am – 5pm
May 23-25: 9 am - 5 pm
May 26: 7 am - 5 pm
Doctoral Regalia rental return
Regalia rentals must be returned to staff in person with your MIT ID as follows:
Thursday, May 26: Immediately after Ceremony until 5 pm
Friday, May 27: 7 am – 8 pm
Saturday, May 28: 6 am – 3 pm
Sunday, May 29 through Saturday June 4: 9:30am - 6:00pm at the MIT COOP Kendall
Failure to adhere to the terms of the rental
agreement will result in a charge from a late fee up to the full retail value
of the regalia.
If you opted to purchase your Doctoral regalia, it will be
mailed to you at the address you provided. Please allow at six weeks’ turnaround
time for all regalia purchases.
A limited number of country stoles, which may be
worn with your regalia, will also be available for purchase for $49.98. When
placing your online order, please indicate the countries for which you wish to
purchase a stole so those can be available for you to pick up in Lobby 13 along
with your regalia.
If you would
like a diploma frame, please preorder it along with your regalia
order. Preorders submitted through adMIT One receive free shipping within
the continental US. At this time, international shipping is not an
option. Please indicate which of the four frame choices you would like when
you place your regalia order and be sure to indicate the shipping address in
your order. Diploma frames may arrive after Commencement.
Order Diploma Frames