Grad Fair offers discounts on graduation regalia and more

contact: Cara Barnes
| WMU News
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Grad Fair offers discounts to graduating seniors.

KALAMAZOO—Graduation regalia—a traditional black cap and gown—is required for all participants in Western Michigan University's commencement ceremonies. Students graduating in April can enjoy a 20 percent discount on regalia, as well as diploma frames, alumni clothing and souvenirs during the two-day Grad Fair sale from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, March 19-20 in Textbook Alley on the lower level of the Bernhard Center.

Regalia may also be purchased online at or by phone at (269) 387-3930 or (800) 922-6794. The 20 percent discount is available on phone and online orders Tuesday and Wednesday, March 19-20.

Following the Grad Fair, graduates will be able to purchase regalia at full price online or at Textbook Alley through Saturday, April 27. The WMU Bookstore will be closed Thursday, April 11, through Sunday, April 14.

To attend the commencement exercises, tickets must be reserved through the Registrar's Office. Reservations can be made through GoWMU. Log in to GoWMU and click Graduation Ceremony RSVP under Academic Services. Reservations can also be made by phone at (269) 387-4300. Tickets will be available for pickup at Textbook Alley during regular business hours Tuesday, March 19, through Saturday, April 27.

For more information about graduation regalia and Grad Fair, call the WMU Bookstore Shops at (269) 387-3930 or visit

For more information about the upcoming commencement, visit or call the Registrar's Office at (269) 387-4300.