GradFest 2015 - April 13 through April 16!

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!

Pew Campus

Monday, April 13, 2015 and
Tuesday, April 14, 2015

DeVos, Hager-Lubbers Exhibition Hall
Pew Campus

10:00 am – 6:30 pm


Allendale Campus

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 and
Thursday, April 16, 2015

Laker Marketplace
(New University Bookstore)

9:00 am – 6:00 pm

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 MotoPhotoGR.


Each Graduate will receive 7 guest tickets. 

Graduation Announcements

Custom graduation announcements will be available online through Signature Announcements at Signaturea or Jostens.  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