GradFest 2017

GradFest 2017

Event Dates: Wednesday March 15, and Thursday March 16
Time: 9am - 6pm
Location: CSUN Campus Store Complex


Cap and Gown Rental

Students are required to wear a CSUN cap and gown during their Commencement ceremony. During this event, students will have the opportunity to rent their cap and gowns. Cap and gowns will be available for pick up during the first week of May.

Review cap and gown packages here


Purchase any Grad Pack (packages 1-5) and the Alumni Value Pack is included. 

With any Grad Pack you'll receive your cap, gown, hood (master's-degree pack only), tassel, a one-year CSUN Alumni Association membership, a CSUN license plate frame and you make a contribution to the Senior Class Gift.

Packages are available for all budgets, starting at Grad Pack 5 ($45 Undergraduate Package / $75 Master Package)


$325 Lifetime Membership (Usually $500)
Upgrade your annual membership to a lifetime membership. Stop by the CSUN Alumni tent at Gradfest to upgrade and you can even pay in installments. You also receive an exclusive member’s only jacket on the spot!

By becoming a CSUN Alumni Association member, you have access to a number of benefits, discounts and career services. By contributing to the Senior Class Gift (a $5 contribution that will provide funds to the CSUN Food Pantry, MataCare fund and CSUN Alumni Relations services) you are now part of a tradition of students and alumni who elevate CSUN.


Visit Vendors

Different vendors will be present and available to answer any questions and order items for your commencement ceremony

Vendors include: 


Commencement Flowers

And many more!


GradImages will be taking portraits during GradFest. Just show up at your convenience and photo-ready! A link to your digital proofs will be emailed to you around 48 hours following the portrait session, along with optional text message notifications. You will also receive a passport-sized, color proof image in the mail approximately one week after the event.

There is no obligation to purchase, and GradImages guarantees complete satisfaction. For more information on their services at your upcoming event, visit this quick resource. Contact GradImages toll free customer service number at 1-800-261-2576 or at their website.

Fun, Contests, and More!

Name     Description
Door Buster Prizes

All graduating students who participate in GradFest are eligible to win prizes. Prizes will be awarded throughout the day, and include Diploma Frames, Graduation Sashes, License Plate Frames, and much more! Winners will be notified via CSUN email. We look forward to seeing you there!  


Win one of twenty mystery bags at GradFest from the Alumni Association. We pick one winner every hour on the 17th minute (for class of 2017!)

1. Take a picture in our Instagram sign at the event
2. Post it to your account and use the hashtag #CSUN4Life
3. Follow us @csunalumni

We will slide in your DMs if you are the chosen winner.




Make sure to stop by the Toyota trailer located on the Campus Store Complex Lawn during GradFest for the opportunity to win a Toyota Rav4 Hybrid!

Special Offer