Info On Academic Dress

Congratulations Class of 2009!

Order Your Gown The NUS Co-op offers both the sale and rental of Academic Dress for Commencement 2009. The online ordering for the Academic Dress will be available from 16 March to 29 May 2009, 12 noon. Payments for the purchase and rental of the Academic Dress will be made upon collection. After submitting your order, please print a copy of the online order form and present it when you collect the Academic Dress. Upon collection, please present your matriculation card, NRIC or passport for verification purposes.

Graduates who miss the online ordering deadline can go to the Academic Dress Distribution Centre to order and collect the Academic Dress on the spot.

More details on sales and rental, payment, collection, delivery service and return of Academic Dress can be found in the paragraphs below.

For your convenience, we have provided the answers to your most Frequently Asked Questions on Academic Dress.


Sale & Rental of Academic Dress

The charges for the sale & rental of Academic Dress are as follows:
Purchase Price
Type of Academic Dress Purchase Price 7% GST Total Amount
Bachelor degrees $49.00 $3.43 $52.43
Master degrees $55.00 $3.85 $58.85
Master of Medicine $145.00 $10.15 $155.15
Master of Dental Surgery $145.00 $10.15 $155.15
Doctoral degrees $145.00 $10.15 $155.15
       

Rental Fee and Refundable Deposit
Type of Academic Dress Rental Fee 7% GST Refundable Deposit Total Amount
Bachelor degrees $30.00 $2.10 $30.00 $62.10
Master degrees $38.00 $2.66 $30.00 $70.66
Master of Medicine $60.00 $4.20 $100.00 $164.20
Master of Dental Surgery $60.00 $4.20 $100.00 $164.20
Doctoral degrees $60.00 $4.20 $100.00 $164.20
Above rates are for one set of Academic Dress and applicable to only current-year graduates.

The rental deposit will be refunded when the Academic Dress is returned without damages. Damages refer to cutting or alterations of any kinds, burns, tears, rips and run in fabric, holes, discoloration, stains, hot iron marks, glue marks, scotch tape marks and missing buttons. Damages will be assessed on a case by case basis



Payment

For self-collection, payment is made on the day you collect the Academic Dress. Payment can be made in cash and through Nets at the Multi-purpose Sports Hall 1, Sports & Recreation Centre.

For home delivery, please make your cheque payable to "NUS Co-op" and state your full Name, Matriculation Number and Online Order Reference Number behind it. Mail your cheque to:

NUS Co-op
Kent Ridge Post Office
P O Box 1011
Singapore 911101
Attention: Commencement 2009

Your cheque must reach us by 1 June 2009 or your request will be regarded as ’Self-Collection’. The cheque amount should include the following:
  • Purchase price with GST, or rental price with deposit and GST.
  • Home delivery fee of $15.00

Collection of Academic Dress

Please check the collection schedule for your degree/ceremony.

The Academic Dress will be distributed at the Multi-purpose Sports Hall 1, Sports & Recreation Centre, from 25 June to 30 June 2009. Distribution hours are:

Gown Distribution @ MPSH 1  
Monday to Friday 10am to 8pm
Saturday 9am to 8pm
Sunday Closed

If you are unable to collect your Academic Dress personally, you may appoint someone to collect on your behalf. You will need to download and complete the Collection Authorization Form (PDF, 76KB) and the authorized person must present:

  • The duly completed and signed Collection Authorization Form
  • Your original Matriculation Card or a copy of your Matriculation Card/ NRIC/ Passport
  • The authorized person’s NRIC/ Passport

Delivery Service

We can arrange to deliver the Academic Dress to you within the main island of Singapore at a charge of $15.00 (inclusive of 7% GST). The option for Home Delivery is given in the online order form.

The Academic Dress will be packaged with your Graduate Attendance Card and two invitation cards for your guests.

The deadline for request of Home Delivery is 29 May 2009, 12 noon.


Return of Rented Academic Dress

You may return the Academic Dress immediately after your Commencement ceremony. NUS Co-op will have a counter to process such returns at the Commencement centre. Your deposit will be refunded to you in a crossed cheque within 60 days after 23 September 2009, provided the Academic Dress is returned without damages.

After Commencement, you may return the Academic Dress with the rental receipt to NUS Co-op @ Forum, from 19 to 23 September 2009, 9.30am to 7pm on weekdays, and 9.30am to 3pm on Saturday. Your deposit will be refunded in a crossed cheque to you on the spot provided the Academic Dress is returned without damages.

If you are unable to return the Academic Dress personally, you may authorize someone to return it on your behalf. Please download and complete the Return Authorization Form (PDF, 87KB) if you wish to do so. The authorized person must produce the completed form when returning the Academic Dress.


Enquiries on Academic Dress

If you have any queries on Academic Dress-related matters, please email them to or call 6779 2535.

We wish you a joyous Commencement celebration and every success in your future endeavors.

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