A commencement ceremony is a time for celebrating accomplishments. With it comes a number of traditions that have emerged as a way to commemorate this special occasion. One of these traditions is the ever-so-popular cap decorating.
If you’re attending the special celebration in San Diego, join your fellow graduates at The DoubleTree by Hilton San Diego on Saturday, October 12 during the Resource Fair from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and decorate your cap with your peers. You can also decorate your cap at home using your own supplies.
In honor of the Class of 2019, we’ve put together a list of 19 amazing cap decorating examples that cover just about any topic you can think of to get your creative juices flowing.
If there’s one thing people can take away from your big achievement, it’s inspiration. Use this opportunity to say a few words to motivate others.
So many graduates say they earned a college degree for their family, and honoring yours on your cap is a great way to express this gratitude and emotion.
Where you come from is as equally important as where you will go next, and acknowledging your history is an important aspect of what your future holds.
4. Your Favorite Movie:
Why not have a little fun and use your favorite movie to express your excitement over graduating?
5. Your Degree:
You chose your degree for a reason, and now it’s time to celebrate earning it.
It takes determination to go after what you want. Let others know they can do it too!
7. Pun Fun:
Sometimes simple is better, but just make it clever!
8. Parent Life:
You juggled a lot to earn your degree, and it’s totally fine to brag about it!
9. Author Inspired:
Whether you love Dr. Seuss or Socrates, pick a quote that best expresses your triumphant story.
A popular song can make for a great play on words.
At some point in time there is a good chance you called on a higher power to help you through some of the challenges you faced while earning your degree. Whatever your faith, your cap is a great place to share gratitude.
They say laughter is the best medicine. Why not make a few people laugh at commencement!
Not feeling the creative route? Stick with a classic decoration.
Why should the kids have all the fun?
If you’re a bold and spirited person, show it.
16. Simple and Elegant:
Smart is beautiful, and your cap can be, too.
17. Fairy Tale:
If earning your college degree is like a dream come true, the fairy tale route might be the best design approach for you.
If someone you love was not able to celebrate with you, keep them in your thoughts by honoring them on your cap.
19. AU Pride:
Show your love for the school and get creative with different colors.
Written by University Staff