Returning Your Academic Costume

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On graduation day

Returning Your Academic Costume

All academic costumes must be returned on the day of your Ceremony. 3pm return for morning ceremonies, 6pm return for afternoon ceremonies and 9pm return for evening ceremonies.

Where to return your gown

They must be returned to the Gown Store, South Dining Hall.

This is building next to Whitla Hall (where you collected your costume). Please ensure when returning your costume that the label is still attached.

Graduands In Gowns

Fines

All academic costume must be returned on the day of your Ceremony or you risk incurring a fine.  Collection and return times can be found on your Graduation Reference page. 

Failure to return your academic costume on time will result in a £150 fine which will be uniformly enforced.

A damaged, failed or stained return will result in the following charges:

  • PhD costume - £600
  • Masters costume - £400
  • Bachelor costume - £300

For any queries regarding academic costume please contact the Gown Store Coordinator Kirsty Gordon

Telephone: 028 9097 3487/3759
Email: k.gordon@qub.ac.uk

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