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Personalized Graduation Gifts for High School & College Grads

Celebrate your highschool graduate or college graduate with custom graduation gifts from Shutterfly. With multiple customization options, you can create a personalized graduation gift in just minutes online. Use your favorite photos of the graduate to create grad gifts they can bring with them to their dorm or use as custom decor for their brand new apartment or home post-college. Browse unique graduation gifts and find the perfect graduation card to go with it for the perfect celebration. 

Unique Graduation Gifts for Home & Dorm Decor

The best gifts for graduates are both sentimental and useful. If your student is graduating from highschool, they’ll probably need a lot to fill their new dorm room or apartment. If it’s their first time living away from home, they’ll love graduation presents like framed prints of their family and friends or custom picture frames they can use to fill on their own. Some excellent college graduation gifts also include home accessories they can use to fill up a new home, such as kitchenware and personalized glassware. For both high school and college grads, office accessories also make an excellent present since they’ll be spending time studying or working hard at a new job. Give them the gift of organization with a personalized monthly planner they can use to stay on top of due dates while enjoying a beautiful photo of family or friends. 

Memorable Graduation Gift Ideas

Still struggling to choose the best graduation gift? Start by considering whether you need high school graduation gifts or college graduation gifts. Though they might be similar, a college grad might need more to prepare for work as well as a larger living space. A high school grad will enjoy more sentimental gifts for the dorm like photo gifts with pictures of friends from high school and other memories. Consider the following grad gift ideas: 

  • Whether you’re looking for high school graduation gifts for her or him, help make it a year to remember by creating a custom photo book filled with their favorite moments from senior year. Or, tell the complete story of their K-12 journey. Design each page down to the tiny details, with a variety of customization options at your disposal.
  • Give your college grad a meaningful gift that will prove useful in their career, with their first set of business cards and a custom business card holder. Personalize several templates with unique designs from the wonderfully whimsical to the elegantly professional.
  • Whether they’re headed to college or entering the workforce, your grad will need to be caffeinated. Help them get their coffee or tea fix in style with personalized photo mugs in ceramic or stainless steel.
  • Engraved jewelry makes for great college graduation gifts for her, especially if you include her school’s name as well as her graduation year. 

How to Create the Best Graduation Gifts

To create the best graduation gift, first think of the recipient. The best high school graduation gifts for him might look very different from college graduation gifts for her. Consider what they’ve accomplished and everything they’ve done the past several years as well as their future plans. If you know what they’ll be doing in the future, whether it’s heading off to a specific college or moving to a different city, you can create a personalized gift to get them excited. Once you choose your gift, upload the photos you think they’d love. Depending on the products you choose, you can customize the photo layout and add embellishments, text, and loving messages.