For Graduating Seniors

For Graduating Seniors

Information to help you prepare for graduation


Graduation announcements can be ordered at Grad Fair or on the CB Grad website

Cap & Gown

Reserve your cap and gown at Grad Fair or visit the bookstore after Feb. 15.

College Rings

College rings are available through Balfour and Jostens

Both vendors will be on campus during Grad Fair. 

Jostens Ring Co. will be at the Feb. 15 Grad Fair AND will return to campus 10a-1:30p on Feb. 16. Packages start at $269 

Flowers & Leis

Wearing an orchid lei during commencement is an Occidental College tradition.  Graduation Day Flowers offers fresh flower bouquets and orchid leis. Bouquets and leis will be sold at commencement; however, guests are encouraged to pre-order so that students are photographed wearing their leis when crossing the commencement stage. 

Order at Pre-order and pick up at any of the three booths on Commencement morning.  
Pre-order special: Buy 1 Get 1 of equal or lesser value for 50% OFF !!  Purchase one for a friend. Pick up a bouquet for someone who helped you thru college.
Print your receipt and present it to the flower staff at one of the locations on the day of Commencement

Grad Sash

Grad sash's will be available for purchase at the Grad Fair and at the bookstore. (limited quantities in stock, preorder recommended)

Graduation Photgraphs

Grad Images will be photographing all graduates at the commencement ceremony.
Pre-Register your email and family email addresses to receive 20% off your order of $50 or more. 

Diploma Frames

Proudly display your achievement by framing your diploma. Customize your own diploma frame on our website: There are many wood mouldings available and openings for your diploma, photo or even your tassel. Limited stock available in-store.


Laura Crescenzo
Assistant Director of Events for the President
Office of the President

Phone: (323) 259-1346