Grad Finale

All caps and gowns have been distributed to graduates as of May 7. It was either left in the residence hall room if the student had not moved out yet or mailed to them.
If you have not received your cap and gown, please email

Honor cords were included with the cap and gown. There are no honor cords for GPA. Cords are given by departments. Questions about a cord should be directed to the department.

Graduation is just a short time away. To assist graduates and their families in making graduation arrangements, Gustavus will hold a special event called Grad Finale held each April.

What happens at Grad Finale?

What if I cannot attend Grad Finale?

  • In 2020 - caps and gowns were distributed to the students via their residence hall room or mailed.
  • Announcements, Diploma Frames, Thank You Cards, and Class Rings can be purchased at the Book Mark
  • Any information will be distributed to the student via their campus mail box
  • If a student's campus mail box is closed because the student is not on campus this semester, Commencement information will be forwarded to the primary home address provided by the student
  • Requests for a Baccalaureate Service, the Commencement Buffet, and campus housing can be made any time at