Gown Rentals

Bookings start Tuesday, September 28.

The University Bookstore is officially offering gown and hood rental again. 

How To Rent

  • Students can book in store or via phone - (519) 824-4120 ext. 53715. We will do our best to take bookings over email, but it is not guaranteed. Your booking will be confirmed by the Bookstore.
  • You will need to know the degree you are graduating with (e.g., BSc, BA, BComm) along with each member in your group
  • Pick up will occur on the day of your booking from the Bookstore Info Desk. 
  •  The gowns are available for rent for 24 hour periods, or over the weekend if rented out on Fridays.
  • Gown rental waiver forms and payment are due at pick up.


Each rental is subject $50 deposit due at time of rental and refunded upon return. If the rental is returned late or damaged, the deposit may be forfeited.

  • $40 + HST - Gown and hood rental

If you need your rental shipped to you please contact the Bookstore for shipping prices.

We have a limited supply of gowns and hoods. Please book as far in advance as possible to guarantee a rental.  If you do not pick up your rental on the day booked, your rental will be automatically cancelled.

Guelph Grad On Tour

If you are looking for gown rentals for the Guelph Grad On Tour event taking place October 9, 10, 11 please click here for rentals.