Yes, the gown and appropriate hood are part of the formal ceremony and must be worn.
The mortar board is optional for both male and female graduands.
Gowns are hired from Phelan Conan Ltd and you can book your gown online at www.phelanconan.com before the deadline of Friday 7th September 2018. A booking form will also be included in your information pack.
Phelan Conan can be contacted directly at the following details:
Telephone: +353 1 429 5300, email: email@example.com.
A graduand may arrange to source robes from another supplier, but must ensure that the gown and colours conform fully to the Maynooth University standards.