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Alumni Association

Spring Grad Fest: Wed., April 12, 10 a.m.-6 p.m

Welcome Graduates - Spring Grad Fest is almost here! It's time to get your Grad Pack (only $40) and make sure you get everything you need to start the next phase of life as a Sac State graduate!

Grad Fest is presented by the Alumni Association and Hornet Bookstore as the ultimate one-stop-shop for graduating students. Grad Fest will prepare graduates with all your Commencement needs in one location. Key resources are available from buying your cap and gown to answering questions about Commencement and finding graduate school or employment information.   

Many off-campus universities and businesses will be present along with on-campus affiliates to connet with soon-to-be graduates. Commencement staff will also be onsite to help graduates make sure that final paperwork is in order for commencement, that their name will be listed in the commencement program, and other important details.

Additionally, this is the perfect opportunity to learn more about graduate school and the admission process from on-hand representatives. Professionals from the law, health care, business, science and other sectors will be present to answer questions.

Graduates will be able to take advantage of day-of savings from many participating vendors. This includes class rings and personalized graduate announcements from Balfour, cap and gown, travel packages, and much more.

Visit the Hornet Bookstore booth for "One Day Only" discounts on diploma frames and alumni merchandise. Grad Fest discounts are also offered in-store the day of the event. (Discounts are limited to stock on hand and cannot be combined with any other offers.)

Attend Grad Fest 2017 to:

  • Join the Sacramento State Alumni Association
  • Register for your graduation tickets
  • Purchase your cap and gown
  • Order personalized announcements
  • Get career advice
  • Meet job recruiters
  • Learn more about Grad School programs
  • Take a FREE cap and gown picture courtesy of Grad Images

Thank You to Our Sponsors


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Lincoln Law School of Sacramento was founded in 1969 to meet Sacramento’s growing need for a high quality, moderately priced evening law school. The mission of Lincoln Law School of Sacramento is to provide an excellent legal education at an affordable cost to qualified applicants. 

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Your alumni benefits include a special discounted rate on Auto Insurance and Home Insurance from Liberty Mutual.  We are proud to provide our members with a great benefit from a Fortune 100 company that protects millions of people across America.

  Find out more about Liberty Mutual Home & Auto Insurance

 Discounts and savings are available where state laws and regulations allow, and may vary by state.  To the extent permitted by law, applicants are individually underwritten; not all applicants may qualify.


Balfour Logo

For nearly 100 years, Balfour has been producing products that celebrate the pride and passions associated with achievement. They are a market leader in designing quality crafted rings, graduation announcements, and educational resources that help you capture the spirit of the time.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is included in my $40 Grad Pack?

  • A two-year membership in the Alumni Association
  • A $5 discount on your purchase of your cap and gown
  • Your first alumni t-shirt
  • An alumni license plate frame
  • Your commemorative graduation box
  • The opportunity to have your graduation message on the Sleep Train Arena Jumbotron
  • Plus all the benefits of membership in the Association—all for only $40!


Upgrade to Life—$400 special ($100 savings)

With a life membership in the Alumni Association you NEVER have to pay annual dues again to stay connected to your alma mater. Plus with a life membership, you will receive an alumni t-shirt, a METAL alumni license plate frame and a coupon for a FREE cap and gown. 

What are the benefits of membership in the Alumni Association?

The Alumni Association keeps you connected to a network of over 230,000 alumni through program and events, networking and volunteer opportunities, career services and a whole list of discounts. Complete list of benefits.

Can I buy my Grad Pack in person at the Grad Fest?

Yes! To purchase a Grad Pack at Grad Fest, all you have to do is visit the Alumni Association table and sign up.  We will accept cash, checks, debit and credit cards.

What if I buy a Grad Pack in advance, and don't attend the Grad Fest?

Grad Packs will be available for pick up at the Harper Alumni Center. The Harper Alumni Center is located on the south side of campus next to Hornet Stadium. Regular business hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.−5 p.m.

Where can I pick up my Grad Pack after Grad Fest?

After Grad Fest, Grad Packs will be available for pickup at the Harper Alumni Center. The Harper Alumni Center is located on the south side of campus next to Hornet Stadium. Regular business hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.−5 p.m.

Will I still be able to purchase a Grad Pack after Grad Fest?

Yes, but only until May 12. After May 12, you can still purchase a two-year membership for $40 or a life membership for $400 is available but it will not include the additional Grad Pack features.

Vendor Participation


If your department or company would like to participate in upcoming Grad Fests, please download our Grad Fest participation form (PDF).

For questions, please contact Veronica Delgado at (916) 278-3862 or veronicadelgado@csus.edu.

Completed forms can be mailed to: Sacramento State Alumni Association, Attn: Grad Fest, 6000 J Street MS 6024, Sacramento, CA 95819 or faxed to (916) 278-7464.

Grad Fest Vendor