Information on Academic Dress

Serangoon Broadway Studio is the official vendor for the sale and rental of the academic dress for Commencement 2017.

We would like to alert graduates that if you obtain your academic dress from any other sources, the material used will be different and there may be differences in the shade of colour. As such, you are strongly advised to obtain your academic dress from the official vendor, Serangoon Broadway Studio.


Online Ordering of Academic Dress

The online ordering for the academic dress will commence on 15 March 2017. All attending graduands are required to place their order for the academic dress via the Serangoon Broadway homepage.

  1. Go to Serangoon Broadway homepage. Click here.
  2. Click on the 'Ordering of Academic Dress' icon on the bottom of the home page OR simply mouse over on the 'Graduate Login' (top navigation panel) and choose 'Ordering of Academic Dress' from the list.
  3. Select your institution logo: National University of Singapore.
  4. Select the graduation ceremony: NUS Commencement 2017.
  5. Log in using the User ID and Password which can be obtained from the Registration page in the Student Information System (Self-Service > Commencement Registration).
  6. The subsequent steps are self-explanatory.

Graduands may choose to make an appointment for the academic dress collection immediately after the submission of the academic dress order form OR at any other convenient time by logging in again.

Please note that all graduands are required to order their academic dresses and make an appointment online for the academic dress collection no later than 06 June 2017.


Sale and Rental of Academic Dress

Payment for the academic dress will be made upon collection. Payment can be made by cash, NETS, Visa or Master card. The charges for the sale and rental of academic dress are as follows:

Type of Academic Dress

Purchase

 

Rental

Price*
$

Rental Price*
$

Refundable Deposit
$

Total Payable
(for Rental)
$

Bachelor Degrees

48.15

32.10

30.00

62.10

Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery

53.50

37.45

30.00

67.45

Bachelor Degrees (Yale-NUS)

171.20

133.75

100.00

233.75

Master Degrees

58.85

37.45

30.00

67.45

Master of Medicine

128.40

74.90

80.00

154.90

Master of Dental Surgery

Doctoral Degrees

128.40

74.90

80.00

154.90

Doctor of Medicine (Duke-NUS)

214.00

128.40

150.00

278.40

Doctor of Philosophy (Duke-PhD)

* Prices include 7% GST


Collection of Academic Dress and Commencement Invitation Package

There are several options for collection of the Academic Dress and Invitation Package.

  1. I am collecting in person myself
  2. Someone else is collecting in person for me
  3. I want the items delivered to me

All items should be checked at the point of collection or receipt and will be deemed to be in good condition once accepted at that point.  

  1. I am collecting in person myself

    Collection in person is only available according to the dates and venues listed here: 

    Dates

    Collection of Gown

    Collection of Invitation Package

    16 May to 21 Jun

    @ Serangoon Broadway Studio

    - Not available yet -

    22, 23 and 24 Jun

    @ MPSH1

    @ MPSH 1

    27 Jun to 2 Jul @ Serangoon Broadway Studio @ Serangoon Broadway Studio
    6 to 13 Jul

    @ University Cultural Centre
    Graduate Robing Room

    @ University Cultural Centre
    Graduate Robing Room

    The opening hours for collection at the different venues are as follows:

    Serangoon Broadway Studio

    Tuesdays - Sundays

    10.00am to 9.00pm
    Mondays Closed
    MPSH1

    22 Jun (Thu) and 23 Jun (Fri)

    10.00am to 8.00pm

    24 Jun (Sat) 10.00am to 6.00pm
    University Cultural Centre Graduate Robing Room

    6 Jul (Thu)

    9.30am to 10.30pm*

    7 - 13 Jul (Fri - Thu) 8.30am to 10.30pm*
    *The Graduate Robing Room will be closed during ceremonies.
  2. Someone else is collecting in person for me

    Please refer to the dates, times and venues for physical collection as above.

    Your representative will have to present the following items to collect on your behalf:

    1. Completed and signed Authorisation Form.  You may download the Authorisation Form here.
    2. A copy of the graduand’s Student Card/NRIC
    3. A copy of the representative’s NRIC
  3. I want the items delivered to me

    For graduands who opt for the academic dress and Commencement Invitation Package to be delivered, please submit the Delivery Service Form  to graduations@serangoonbroadway.com, with the subject title as “NUS Commencement 2017 – Delivery Service” before 15 June 2017.

    The delivery service will be at a charge of S$21.40, on top of the cost of the academic dress.

    Please note that the delivery service is only available within the main island of Singapore. Also, the delivery will only take place from 1 July 2017 to 5 July 2017.

Return of Rented Academic Dress

There are two options for the return of the rented academic dress.

  1. Return Immediately after Commencement Ceremony

    The academic dress can be returned immediately after the Commencement Ceremony at the Serangoon Broadway counter at UCC. The refundable deposit will be refunded in cash upon the return, if the academic dress is returned in good condition. The rental receipt and student card/NRIC is required for verification purposes.

  2. Return at Serangoon Broadway Studio

    Alternatively, the academic dress can be returned at Serangoon Broadway Studio from 6 July to 13 August 2017 (Closed on Mondays and National Day). The refundable deposit will be refunded in cash if the academic dress is returned in good condition. The rental receipt and student card/NRIC are required for verification purposes.

Graduands may authorise a representative to return the academic dress on their behalf, if they are unable to return the academic dress personally. The representative will have to present the following items:

  1. Completed and signed Authorisation Form. You may download the Authorisation Form here.
  2. A copy of the graduand's Student Card/NRIC
  3. A copy of the representative's NRIC

The refundable deposit will be forfeited if the academic dress is not returned to Serangoon Broadway Studio by 13 August 2017. If the academic dress is found to be damaged* upon return, then the following charges (inclusive of 7% GST) will be levied for replacement:

Degree

Gown
$

Hood
$

Mortar Board /Bonnet
$

Bachelor Degrees

32.00

16.00

16.00

Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery

38.00

16.00

16.00

Bachelor Degrees
(Yale-NUS)

45.00

28.00
(Graduates do not have to return the sash)

16.00

Master Degrees

38.00

18.00

16.00

Master of Medicine

85.00

30.00

45.00

Master of Dental Surgery

Doctoral Degrees

85.00

40.00

45.00

Doctor of Medicine
(Duke-NUS)

160.00

55.00

50.00

Doctor of Philosophy (Duke-PhD)

*The academic dress is considered to be damaged if there are cuttings/alterations of any kinds, burns, tears, rips in fabric, holes on velvet or satin, discolorations, irremovable stains, hot iron marks, scotch tape marks, damaged, missing buttons/tassel or dented mortar boards.

If you have a question not covered here, please write in to graduations@serangoonbroadway.com.

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