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Caps, Gowns, Portraits

This information is updated as of May 1, 2019. Please check back regularly for new information.

four female students in regaliaCap and Gown

Academic regalia—the traditional cap, gown, and tassel—is required attire for all students participating in commencement exercises. ALL graduates are required to purchase academic attire.

All academic attire is made from sustainable materials, supporting the continued efforts of FIT in environmental sustainability.

Regalia must be ordered online from Herff Jones.  (deadline is March 31)

Prices are as follows:

Cap, Gown, and Tassel 
Associate $50.98
Bachelor's $50.98

Guest tickets and academic regalia will be available for pick up in May. Please check back for details.

Make sure you RSVP for commencement at Radio City Music Hall. The deadline to RSVP is March 31, 2019. RSVPs received after March 31 are not guaranteed guest tickets.

Please continue to check for updated information.


Students may schedule a commencement portrait session online with Thornton Studios or by calling (212) 647-1966. FIT's school code is 02866. 

Portrait sessions will take place in Dubinsky Student Center, 7th Floor from March 18–22 and May 610.