Graduation Resources

Welcome to your virtual guide to complete the following items on your graduation check list. We hope you'll take advantage of this opportunity to celebrate your academic achievements.

  • Select Personalized Graduation Announcements
  • Shop your Class Ring
  • Purchase your Diploma Frame
  • Order your Regalia for at-home photography purposes
  • Complete your Application to Graduate

Share your academic achievements with your loved ones through personalized graduation announcements.

Choose from a selection of Balfour’s packages, which include an assortment of University of Chicago branded announcements, thank you notes, envelope seals, return address labels, announcement covers, envelopes, and more.

All packages come in varying designs and include your name, degree, major, and more. Photo options are also available.

Order your announcements by visiting the Balfour University of Chicago website.

Display your University of Chicago pride with an official class ring designed to your liking.

Balfour allows you to craft your ideal ring through personalized engravements, varying metals, bands, styles, and more.

Class rings can be ordered by visiting Balfour's website at and selecting either 'His Rings' or 'Her Rings.'

Order your class ring by visiting the Balfour University of Chicago website.

Showcase your University of Chicago degree in style with a custom frame from Church Hill Classics or Framing Success.

Choose from a variety of frame moldings, mat colors, embossments, finishes and more to ensure your diploma is outfitted to impress.

Order your diploma frames by visiting the University Bookstore diploma frame website.

Should you wish to purchase regalia for at-home photography purposes, here is your resource.

Ordering regalia is as simple as the click of a button, thanks to Oak Hall and The University Bookstore. No matter your school, degree, or major, Oak Hall has you covered with custom packages that cater to your specific needs.

Bachelor’s and master’s candidates who still wish to purchase regalia are able to do so by clicking here. You must place your order by Friday, May 29, 2020. All orders placed after April 7 will be non-returnable.

Doctoral candidates who wish to purchase custom regalia are able to do so by clicking here. Please allow 4-6 weeks to process. Doctoral candidates looking to rent regalia for at-home photography purposes should contact the University Bookstore directly.

All regalia will be shipped directly to your desired home address.

The Office of the University Registrar certifies the graduation of all candidates for all degrees. This includes coordinating the student applications to graduate, validating with the Deans of Students and Bursar the completion of all academic and financial requirements, and preparing and coordinating the distribution of diplomas.

Visit the Graduation Milestones page for more information.