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October 26, 2023

Herff Jones Secures Partnership with University of Iowa

Leading regalia supplier secures five-year contract with the University of Iowa

IOWA CITY (Oct. 26, 2023) – Herff Jones is a leading provider of graduation and educational products and services, recently secured an exclusive partnership with the University of Iowa.

The contract names Herff Jones as the university’s official graduation regalia provider for the next three years, with a two-year option for a total of five years.

“We are excited to work with the University of Iowa and provide handcrafted, quality graduation products to students and the recognition they deserve for hard-earned accomplishments,” said Zach Baird, VP, College & Commercial, Herff Jones. “It is an honor to celebrate students and we look forward to engaging students at higher level than ever before and helping the University of Iowa improve graduation rates in the Hawkeye student community.”

The University of Iowa celebrates more than 9,300 graduates each year. According to the University’s website, in 2022, about 21 percent of the graduating class were first-generation students. Herff Jones will join the University of Iowa in their effort to improve graduation rates through this partnership.

About Herff Jones
Indianapolis-based Herff Jones is the leading provider of handcrafted graduation and educational products and services designed to inspire achievement and create memorable student experiences. Herff Jones’ range of quality products includes class rings and jewelry, caps and gowns, diplomas, frames, and announcements as well as motivation and recognition programs. Focused on building long-term relationships through a nationwide network of over 2,000 employees and sales partners, the professionals at Herff Jones have been helping elevate the student experience throughout the lifelong journey of education for more than 100 years. To learn more about Herff Jones and its offerings visit