Your graduation fee includes everything you need for graduation day, from regalia to refreshments.
Your graduation fee covers:
- two guest tickets
- academic dress (regalia) hire
- keepsake trencher
- light refreshments (post-ceremony) for you and your guests.
Fees for October 2017 Graduation Ceremonies
|Early bird graduation charge||Monday 3 July to Monday 17 July||$195|
|Standard graduation charge||Tuesday 18 July to Friday 28 Apri||$220|
|Late graduation charge||(one week after payment deadline)||$275|
|Graduating in absentia||-||$0|
Refunds for graduation fees
You can apply for a refund if you've already paid your graduation fee but are ineligible to graduate or can no longer make it to your ceremony.
The amount refunded will vary depending on how much notice you give us.
- Four weeks' notice from commencement of ceremony round - full refund
- 2-4 weeks' notice from commencement of ceremony round - $140 refund
- Less than two weeks' notice from commencement of ceremony round - no refund
Each graduate receives two guest tickets as part of their graduation fee. If needed, extra tickets can be purchased online through Reed Graduation Services. Extra tickets cost $40 per ticket (subject to availability). Children under three are free if they're not occupying a seat.
Guest tickets for Deakin graduations are non-refundable.
Additional tickets to the October 2017 graduation ceremonies will be available for sale (subject to availability) from 9am Monday 11 September 2017 through Reed Graduation Services.
If you have your own academic dress (regalia)
Graduates can choose to purchase their own regalia through our preferred supplier Spear of Fame. If they do, part of their graduation fee may be refunded if the graduations office are notified prior to the commencement of the ceremonies. If you're interested in buying your own regalia please contact the graduations office for pricing and further information.
Refund rates for own regalia (prices include GST):
|Complete academic dress (gown, hood and trencher)||$66|
To apply for your refund, simply attach proof of purchase of your academic dress in an email to the graduations office.
Post-ceremony academic dress hire
Academic regalia can be hired post-graduation for up to ten days. Just fill out the gown-hire form and email it to the graduations office.
|Regalia hire within Australia||$218 ($125 refund upon return)|
|Regalia hire outside of Australia||$318 ($225 refund upon return)|
You'll have to submit your request for post-ceremony hire at least five business days (or 10 for international orders) in advance.