Gifts for Cornell Grads!

Order Flowers for December 2022 Grads

The Cornell Store is happy to partner with the Commencement Group to offer beautiful rose bouquets for Cornell Commencement. The Commencement Group is the largest commencement floral retailer in North America serving over 700 universities and thousands of high schools each year.

Order by 11am on Friday, December 16 to guarantee av. Order with the Commencement Group online at All online flower orders will be available for pickup on December 17, 2022 from 10am-5pm and December 18, 2022 from 7am-3pm at The Cornell Store (main campus location).

Flowers will also be available for in-person purchase at The Cornell Store Saturday, December 17 and Sunday, December 18. While supplies last!

December Grads: Cap & Gown Pickup - Dec. 15-17 at The Cornell Store

All pre-ordered and walk-in orders for a keepsake cap & gown (excluding Homeshipped orders) will be available for pickup at:

The Cornell Store (lower level)

  • Thursday, December 15; 10am-5pm
  • Friday, December 16; 10am-5pm
  • Saturday, December 17; 10am-5pm

Bring your Student ID to pick up your cap and gown.

If you are unable to pick up your order, you may have a friend pick up for you. Text friend your full name, college, degree (or give friend your order confirmation email) to show the vendor that you are giving permission to have your friend get the order for you. Your friend does not need to take your Student ID, but will sign out your outfit on your behalf.

For more information about caps and gowns, please visit the Commencement website at

Shop Class of & Grad Items

Let us help you make the most of this momentous occasion. The Cornell Store has everything you need to celebrate your accomplishments and announce your graduation to family and friends.

Shop Custom Cornell Gifts

Shop made-to-order gifts to help you represent Cornell, your class year, your college/school or club. Fulfillment may take up to 3 weeks. Since these items are made-to-order, they cannot be returned for a refund or exchanged; all sales are final. These products are available for a limited time.

Official Cornell University Class Rings

Cornell University and Balfour have created a collection of timeless Cornell University rings that reflect the rich heritage of the university. There are options for men and women, imprinted with Cornell University marks or the emblems of the professional schools. You can personalize with degree and graduation year, and engrave the band.



View Rings at The Cornell Store!

Visit The Cornell Store’s main campus location to view the complete collection of official Cornell rings. Our staff can help you determine your ring size, discuss personalization options and help you order.

Speak with a Balfour Representative Dec. 17-18 at The Cornell Store

A Balfour representative will be on-site at The Cornell Store main campus location:

  • Saturday, December 17th from 10am-5pm
  • Sunday, December 18th from 10am-3pm.



Shop Cornell Diploma Frames

The Cornell Store is proud to offer the finest quality frames available, expertly handcrafted in the USA by Church Hill Classics. Each frame features archival-quality matting, backing and mounting materials that meet stringent Library of Congress standards for document preservation. Frames are officially licensed by Cornell University and are manufactured with high quality, solid wood mouldings. We offer a variety of styles, finishes, some of which are available to be embossed with the names of graduate and professional schools.

Frames are made to fit diploma documents that are 14 inches wide by 11 inches tall (diplomas issued 1993-present). The back of the frames are removable so you can easily insert your diploma document.

If you received your diploma prior to 1993, please contact our supplier partner Church Hill Classics to order a custom frame.

Personalized Graduation Announcements

Cornell University partners with Balfour/CB Graduation to offer you high quality personalized graduation announcements. Our custom announcements are beautifully designed, created from the highest quality paper with a time-honored feathered edge and are engraved with the Cornell University seal. Each announcement is personalized with your name, degree, major and ceremony information.

Save up to 20% with Announcement Packages!

Save up to 20% with announcement packages! Announcement packages include announcements, thank you notes, inner envelope seals, return address labels, an announcement cover and inner/outer envelopes. Items are also available to order individually. See package options and begin to personalize your announcements on our partner website.

Reasons to Send Graduation Announcements

(Credit: Lucier, Kelci Lynn. "Reasons to Send Graduation Announcements." ThoughtCo, Feb. 16, 2021,

  • Your family & friends want to know.
  • Your parents and other family members want to brag about you.
  • Not to be crass, but....many folks might send you some cash.
  • It’s a good way to start networking.
  • It’s a great keepsake.
  • It’s a good way to keep in touch with people.
  • It’s a great way to celebrate your achievement!
  • It’s a great way to thank those who helped you get to where you are today.

Commencement DVDs, Note Cards, and Photo Frames

We offer several other items to commemorate graduates’ achievements, such as video recordings of the Commencement ceremony on DVD, embossed photo frames, and note cards with the Cornell seal. See our full collection of graduation items.