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Announcements and Photography


Order graduation announcements at:

Samples are on display in the SDSU Bookstore.

Order announcements by mid-April to ensure ample time for mailing.


Graduation portrait photographers will be available during GradFest, March 21-23.

GradImages Photography will take photographs of each graduate on stage during the commencement ceremonies. The exception is the College of Arts and Letters ceremony at which graduates are not recognized individually.

Each graduate will be sent no-obligation proofs of the commencement photographs via email and text after the event. Proofs will also be sent via postal mail. You will have the opportunity to purchase prints after you have seen your proofs. At the ceremony, please ensure that you provide correct email and mailing information on the card you bring to stage from which your name will be announced.

Prior to the ceremony, graduates can also pre-register by visiting the GradImages website and clicking on “Pre-Event Email Registration.” There you will enter your email address and up to six emails for others to view and order your photos.

If you have any questions about your commencement ceremony photographs, please visit the GradImages Photography or call toll-free 1-800-261-2576.


There will be several flower booths located around Viejas Arena for those wishing to purchase floral bouquets and leis at commencement. You may also visit Commencement Flowers if you would like to place an order online ahead of time and have the flowers waiting for you to pick up at a booth that day.

Other Mementos

class ringClass rings, diploma frames and other mementos will be available during GradFest, March 21-23.

Pop!Red Balloon

Please note, balloons are not allowed in Viejas Arena during commencement ceremonies.

SDSU Bookstore Hours

Friday, May 12

8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Saturday, May 13

7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Sunday, May 14

8 a.m.-2 p.m. 

The SDSU Bookstore will have a regalia table at Viejas Arena during the commencement ceremonies. This will be located at the graduates' entrance in Lot 13 north of Viejas Arena.