Fresh bouquet of flowers

Gifts & Miscellaneous

The Campus Store and a number of partnering businesses offer special memorabilia for Calvin graduates and their parents. Shop online for graduation gift ideas and read on for more information.

Speaking of gifts...grads, don't forget to give back!

Cap and Gown

The campus events office provides these for all graduates with no charge—unless they aren't returned! Grads are measured for their cap and gown during Senior Salute. The gowns must be returned to Hoogenboom 204 by 5 p.m. on Commencement Saturday; caps and tassels may be kept.

Class Ring

Order at Senior Salute with the Jostens representative with a $50 deposit. Or rings may be ordered anytime online via the campus store and Jostens.


The college will be producing a DVD of the entire commencement ceremony. The 2017 Commencement DVD ($15) will be available for pre-order before Commencement and will ship in early June. You can pre-order a DVD online beginning in January.


The campus store will be selling fresh flowers on Commencement Saturday at the Van Noord Arena. There will be mixed flower bouquets ($20, includes tax) as well as half-dozen ($20) and full-dozen ($30) rose bouquets. Cash and credit cards (Visa, MasterCard or Discover) will be accepted.


Graduation announcements, frames and other gifts are also available from the campus store.


A professional photographer will take a photograph of each graduate as he or she shakes hands with the provost or board of trustees representative. Grads and families may order prints from

Nursing Pin

The nursing department offers a Calvin College Nursing Pin designed by and for Calvin alumni nurses.


Maps and Parking
Includes building entrances and accessibility.

Thursday through Saturday of Commencement Weekend.

Most events are free!

Contact us
(616) 526-6280