Graduation season is always exciting but now that graduation ceremonies are finally happening in person, there’s even more to celebrate. If you have a 2022 grad in the family, it’s time to start planning the festivities. We’ve put together a list of incredible gifts that your grad is sure to love. Whether they’re ready to travel, start a new job, or move into their first home, we have the best gifts that will celebrate all their new beginnings.

1. Be rooted - Intention Setting Bundle

Graduation is the start of a new beginning which means it’s the perfect time to set intentions. The Be Rooted Intention Setting Journal set, is just what a fresh grad needs.

2. Fujifilm Instax Square SQ1 Instant Camera

Memories are ready to be captured with the Fujifilm Instax Instant Camera. This compact film camera is great for celebrating and keeping the memories alive. 

3. 256 Pockets Photo Album for Fujifilm Instax

With all the new memories they’ll be capturing, an instant camera wouldn’t be completed without a Photo Album. Designed specifically for the Fujifilm Instax camera, this album can hold 256 photos with ease.

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4. Compass Necklace Good Luck Elephant

Every grad is navigating their way so this beautiful Compass Necklace is the perfect gift. Wish them the very best on their next chapter with this special piece of jewelry.

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5. Collegiate Pouches

For those grads with pride for their Alma Maters, these Collegiate Pouches would make an excellent graduation gift. You can choose from 30 universities around the country.

 

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6. Women Laptop Bag Leather Work Tote

Starting a new job can be very exciting, and the best gift to compliment this new beginning would be a Leather Work Tote. This briefcase is equipped with convenient pockets to store a laptop and keep items organized.

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7. Homesick "Let's Toast" Candle

The time to celebrate is now with these “Let’s Toast” Homesick candles. You can even personalize these candles with a handwritten note or a printed message on the candle.

 

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8. Letters To My Future Self

Graduation can be a time of reflection so these “Letters to My Future Self” is a great gift for grads. Much like a time capsule, they can write a letter that will be post marked to be received years later. 

 

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9. Send Their Favorite Food with Goldbelly

For grads who are also foodies, get them the gift of America’s Greatest food with Goldbelly. Whether it’s signature cakes or cookies or sandwiches from famous deli’s, send them a meal from some of the top restaurants and stores in the nation.

 

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10. Away Carry-On

Graduation means that it’s time to start planning vacays, so gifting your grad with an Away Carry-On is perfect. These durable, lightweight, and hard shell bags are designed to last for easy and convenient travel.

 

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11. MIKO Foot Massager Machine

Graduation also means time for rest and relaxation, which is why the MIKO foot massager makes for a great gift. This massager helps to reduce muscle tension, improve circulation, and is perfect for recovery.

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12. Urban Stems Floral Arrangement

Surprise your grad with a blooming bouquet from Urban Stems. Choose from a wide selection of colorful arrangements designed specifically for graduation.

 

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13. Keurig K-Mini Coffee Maker

Coffee for some is a love language, so gift your grad with this Keurig K-Mini Coffee Maker. It’s perfect for having a quick cup of joe before a busy day.

 

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14. Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug

A cool gift for coffee or tea lovers is the Ember Smart Mug designed to keep your beverage hot throughout the day. Your hot beverage will remain hot for up to 80 minutes in the mug or all day using the charging coaster. 

 

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15. MantraBand Bracelets

Everyone can benefit from having a positive mantra, which makes this Mantra Bracelet such a unique graduation gift. This beautiful piece of jewelry is a perfect reminder of all that she is capable of doing.

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16. Freewrite Traveler: Portable Distraction-Free Writing Tool

For the writers, this Distraction-Free Freewrite Traveler just might be the best gift. With this tool, they’ll be able to write free from interruptions or intrusions from our overly digital world.

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17. Brilliant Ideas Sunset Lamp

Give the gift of sunlight with this unique Sunset Lamp. This lamp features a projection light that mimics the warm glow of a sunset in any room.

 

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18. Cooking at Home: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying About Recipes

Cooking no longer has to be difficult thanks to Cooking a Home by David Chang and Priya Krishna. This cookbook centers around how to cook with efficiency, and minimal equipment, which is perfect for a busy graduate.

 

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19. Our Place "Always Pan"

For grads with a passion to cook, the Always Pan has to be the best gift. This single multi-purpose pan allows you to sauté, steam, fry, boil, braise, sear, and so much more.

 

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20. Thrive Market eGift Card

Buying groceries is no longer cumbersome with Thrive Market. A gift card from this online organic health food delivery service is perfect for a recent grad who is getting ready to live on their own. 

 

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21. Mindfulness Cards: Simple Practices for Everyday Life

Starting a new chapter can be overwhelming which is why gifting a set of these Mindfulness Cards will be perfect for any graduate. This daily practice of mindfulness incorporates daily gratitude and meditation.

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22. Monogrammed Mejuri Jewelry Box

Nothing says special than a monogrammed Mejuri jewerly box. This grain leather box can be customized with the initials of the person you’re gifting this for.

 

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23. Custom Passport Cover + Luggage Tag Set

Before they embark on their travels, gift your grad with this Leatherology Custom Passport + Luggage Tag Set. You can choose from a selection of colors and personalize this set with their initials. 

 

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24. Brooklinen Gift Card

A great present for graduation is a gift card from Brooklinen. As they move into a new home, Brooklinen will equip them with everything from comforters, loungewear, decor, and bath.

 

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25. Inspirational Coloring Book

A cute and fun graduation gift is this inspirational color book.  Each page features an empowering quote, or phrase to color in, which will remind them of their power.

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