Caps, Gowns & Announcements

Caps, Gowns & Announcements

Mount Mercy partners with Herff-Jones to provide graduation apparel and announcements.

Cap, Gown & Tassel

To order graduation apparel, visit

  • Apparel must be ordered by April 5, 2019 to avoid late fees and ensure availability. Orders placed after this date may incur additional fees.
  • The cost is $60 for undergraduate apparel and $90 for graduate apparel. The apparel is then yours to keep after commencement. We're proud to support sustainability efforts by selecting apparel that's made from renewable material.
  • Apparel will be shipped to and can be picked up from Student Services during regular hours between May 14-17. Please try your gown on prior to commencement to be certain that it fits. If it doesn't fit, you'll need to notify Student Services as soon as possible to see if an alternate can be provided.
    • If you cannot make it to Student Services during business hours (Monday-Thursday 8 AM–6 PM, Friday 8 AM–4 PM), you can have somebody else pick up your order or arrange with us to pick-up at the U.S. Cellular Center. 
  • All questions regarding graduation apparel should be directed to Student Services at 319.363.1323 x1218


  • Commencement announcements and other mementos can be ordered online through Herff-Jones.
  • Announcements must be paid for upon ordering and can be shipped to your home or campus address. 
  • Monday, May 6 and Tuesday, May 7 | 4-5:30 PM | Senior Week Event | Grad Center | Pick up your cap and gown and enjoy some celebration treats
  • Wednesday, May 8 | 11-2 PM | Happy Graduation Event | UC Commons | Celerate with senior only treats and activities
  • Thursday, May 8 and Friday, May 9 is a back up day for students to grab their graduation apparel and information from Student Services between the hours of 8 AM-4 PM. 
To order apparel, go to