Graduation Gifts


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.


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Cornell Diploma Frames

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.


Cornell 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.


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. To order your ring online, visit the Balfour website.


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 (available for ceremonies in December and May).


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., 5 Feb. 2019, thoughtco.com/reasons-to-send-graduation-announcements-79348400).

  • 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.


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