Open to all participating graduates!
Grad Fest at the Spartan Bookstore on campus is a one-stop-shop event filled with important graduation and commencement ceremony information, updates from the alumni association and great deals on SJSU graduation and alumni gear!
Monday October 23rd & Tuesday October 24th, 2023
Regalia purchases @Student Union Bookstore
FREE Professional photography @Student Union room 3B
Grad Photos & Regalia
Photo sitting is FREE, photo proofs will be emailed separately for purchase. Find all the details and make a reservation today! You may also purchase and pick up your regalia (cap and gown) from SJSU's official vendor Herff Jones.
Get your Alumni Association membership and receive a blue/gold Alumni Membership double
cord (exclusive to alumni association members)!
Available only when you purchase the Alumni Package in the Spartan Bookstore or through the ordering website linked above!
Your Alumni Membership has direct and positive effects on San Jose State. However, there's also significant advantages in it for you! Becoming a member is affordable, valuable, beneficial, and the best way to show your Spartan Pride!
Purchase the Alumni Grad Pack for $25 (includes a blue and gold graduation cord, SJSU swag, access to a special party in April, and a one year alumni membership)
Class Rings, Diploma Frames and More
Shop Announcements, Class Rings (get measured on-site) and Diploma Frames (various options available).
Grad Cap Decoration Contest
Decorate your graduation cap and enter the contest! Decorate your cap, post a picture of it on Instagram, tag and follow @sjsu, @sjsucommencement and @sjsualumni, and use #sjsu23 and #YesSJSU when you post.
One lucky winner will take home a regalia package (announced on Friday, March 17 at 3PM)
The university will follow the California Department of Public Health’s policies on mega indoor events. All staff, faculty, graduates and guests are encouraged to use the SJSU COVID-19 Symptom Check Tool before arriving on campus.
As of Monday, January 9, based on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) COVID-19 metrics for Santa Clara County, which are currently at the MEDIUM level for cases and related hospitalizations, SJSU no longer requires individuals to wear a mask or face covering in indoor spaces, but all are strongly encouraged to wear masks or face coverings indoors.
* Masks will continue to be required at the Student Wellness Center and Spartan Food Pantry.
Restrictions may tighten based on the risks associated with the commencement ceremonies. Please check our website often for up to date information and announcements regarding the safety requirements of these commencement ceremonies.