GradFest is a traditional event held before Commencement celebrating students' success. Join the celebration while you pick up your cap, gown, and Commencement tickets. Be sure to visit all of the exhibitors, enjoy a slice of cake, and pick up your graduation gift from the Alumni Association.

Make sure to have your student ID ready when you are at GradFest!

November 19th from 9 a.m.. - 6 p.m.. in Kirkhof Center

November 20th from 10 a.m.. - 7 p.m.. in DeVos Center, Building E (Loosemore Auditorium)


GradFest - Fall 2014


Caps and Gowns

Advance orders and measurements are not necessary.

Bachelors: $28.50

Masters: $54.00

Above prices include tax and are special promotional pricing for GradFest. After GradFest, these prices will increase.

There will be a professional photographer on site so come dressed to take a professional photograph in your cap & gown or grab your friends for a group picture! You can purchase photos for $1 at GradFest or purchase later on


Students participating in the December Commencement ceremonies will be issued 9 guest tickets when they purchase their cap and gown.

Graduation Announcements

Custom graduation announcements will be available online through Signature Announcements at or Jostens at  Please allow two (2) weeks for delivery.

Alumni Apparel

The University Bookstore will be offering a 20% discount on Alumni apparel at GradFest.

Diploma Frames

Display your college diploma proudly with a diploma frame by University Frames. Visit the University Frames website and build your own frame to fit your style.



For information or conflicts regarding GradFest, please contact