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NDSU Commencement information, dates and times can be found on the NDSU Commencement Page.

Grad Fair Grad Fair QR Code

Get everything you need for graduation! Grad Fair is an event sponsored each spring and fall by the NDSU Bookstore, Herff Jones and supported by other departments on campus. This year we've gone virtual but we’re here to show you the personalized graduation products available like announcements, diploma frames, class rings and more. Don't worry, you can still purchase all graduation items in the NDSU Bookstore even if you didn't attend Grad Fair. We hope to see you!


To attend our virtual Grad Fair event, scan the QR code or text: NDSU to 844-411-4740. You can also point your browser to: to join as well.


Please fill out First Destination Survey from the Career and Advising Center to tell us your Post-Graduation plans! NDSU publishes an annual Career Outcomes Report of recent graduates, which provides useful data for prospective employers, current and prospective students, and college departments. The information collected is confidential and only reported on an aggregate basis.


Graduation Attire
Bachelor's Attire


Master's Attire


Doctoral Attire


Bachelor's attire is available for purchase online from Herff Jones.

Master's and Doctoral attire is available to rent. NDSU regalia must be rented online 8 weeks prior to commencement. Graduates that miss the order deadline must rent by phone or in-person at the NDSU Bookstore and extra charges will be incurred.

NDSU Master's and Doctoral attire is available to purchase at the NDSU Bookstore. This must be done a minimum of 8 weeks prior to graduation to ensure delivery by graduation.

Please call Jodi Askew at 701-231-7428, Mary Sivertson at 701-231-8206 or Katie Zueger at 701-231-5655 with any questions.

Diploma Frames
Diploma Frames

NDSU diploma frames make a wonderful gift for your graduating student. You will receive your actual diploma in the middle of July. At the ceremony you will receive a diploma cover when you walk across the stage. If you do not attend the ceremony, you may contact the Office of the Registrar at (701)231-7981 to purchase a diploma cover.

Graduation Announcements
Customized Announcements

You can easily order personalized announcements, thank you notes, and all of your other graduation needs from Herff Jones online. Herff Jones accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover.

Pre-printed announcements for the undergraduate ceremony are also available Herff Jones online.

NDSU Class Rings
NDSU Class Rings

NDSU official class rings and other custom ring designs are available from Herff Jones. Herff Jones takes pride in creating college graduation rings for students and graduates of NDSU. Reward yourself with a symbol of excellence by selecting the class ring which suits your style, experience and achievement.

Alumni Gifts
Alumni Gifts

Looking for the perfect gift for your recent graduate or long-time NDSU alumnus? Check out our great selection of Alumni Gifts available online.


For custom alumni gift options, contact
[email protected] or call our Gift Department at (701)231-7428.

Honors Medallion
Honors Medallion

The NDSU Honor Medallion is available for students receiving honors. The NDSU Bookstore receives the list of eligible students from the Office of Registration and Records. Students must meet the requirements found in the University Bulletin to qualify to graduate with honors.

Many beautiful recognition gift ideas are available through the NDSU Bookstore's Gift Department. Select a unique, authentic NDSU gift for your memorable occasion.

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