Commencement Purchases


  • During the ceremony, there will be concession options for purchase. Please note that on Graduation Courtyard the purchases are cash only. 
  • You are welcome to bring outside food into the Graduation Courtyard as you enjoy the outdoor venue.

Pre-Ordering Flowers

  • Many students opt to wear an orchid lei during commencement. While bouquets and leis will be sold at commencement, guests are encouraged to pre-order and pick up their leis on campus ahead of the ceremony so that students are photographed wearing their leis when crossing the commencement stage. 
  • Visit the Graduation Day Flowers' pre-order page, for discounted pricing and to support CalArts fundraising.  

CalArts Bookstore 

  • The CalArts Bookstore will be present on graduation courtyard from 4-7 pm on graduation day. 
  • Graduation Commemorative Blankets and CalArts merchandise will be available.