Grad Fair

Grad Fair April 10 and 11

Congratulations Class of 2019! Grad Fair is here to celebrate you!


Wednesday, April 10, and Thursday, April 11, 2019
10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Cal State LA - Golden Eagle Ballroom, 3rd Floor

Hosted by the Alumni Association, Grad Fair '19 is the one-stop shop for all Commencement related needs. 

What can I do at Grad Fair?

  • First chance to claim your Commencement tickets (student I.D. required)
  • Purchase your cap and gown (doctoral candidate gowns must be pre-ordered at the University Bookstore by contacting 323 343-2500)
  • Take graduation portraits or reserve a future photo shoot
  • Reserve commencement flowers
  • Purchase graduation announcements and class rings
  • Design and purchase your own custom sashes
  • Join the Cal State LA Alumni Association

How can I prepare for Grad Fair?

1) Ensure you have already satisfied the requirements needed to participate at Commencement. For more of a comprehensive Commencement Checklist, please click here.

2) Purchase an Alumni Association Grad Pack! For an all-inclusive price of $45, Grad Packs are loaded with discounts for your most necessary items, Alumni swag, and a donor cord that can be worn at Commencement for your $5 contribution to the Cal State LA Fund for the Class of 2019 Gives Campaign (included in $45 price).

Avoid the line, save some time! Pre-order your Grad Pack today and pick-up during Grad Fair.

What vendors and information booths will be available?

University Participants:

Bundle and save on a Grad Pack 


It's easier than ever to purchase a Grad Pack, whether it be online or in-person. Available exclusively through the Alumni Association, each $45 Grad Pack includes your first set of Alumni swag and DISCOUNT SAVINGS that can add up to hundreds of dollars* on the following:

10% off caps and gowns (University Bookstore)

10% off graduation portraits (GradImages)

Up to $225 off class rings (Balfour)

15% off custom sashes (Pride Sash)

20% off commencement DVDs


Reuseable tote bag
License plate frame

Fanny pack

Free senior portrait

Exclusive donor cord to wear at Commencement
(for your $5 donation to the Cal state LA Fund for the Class of 2019 Gives Campaign.
Already included in $45 purchase price)
*Discounts vary depending on the services and goods purchased. 

All students who purchased a Grad Pack will double their chances of winning during the opportunity drawing at Grad-chill-a.*

*Must be present to win.

List of grad-chill-a prizes


Online Grad Pack sales are now closed.

Thank you for your participation at Grad Fair. For questions, please contact the Alumni Office at or (323) 343-2586.