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The Art of Gift Giving for Graduates

Get Schooled: Smart Graduation Gift Ideas for Any Graduate

Find the right gift for your graduate and enhance any of our ideas with an American Express Gift Card. Graduation gift cards are versatile and give graduates the freedom to choose what they want.

Personalized Graduation Gifts Your Graduate Will Love

Graduation day marks one of life’s greatest milestones for anyone who’s earned the right to don their cap and gown. It signifies years of hard work, achievement and a rite of passage to whatever the world has in store. But before all the pomp and circumstance, most graduates face a host of life decisions about college or career, where to live and ultimately what to do next. You have an important decision to make as well. What are you going to get for your graduate? Our graduation gift ideas can help you choose.

So, who’s graduating? We have a list of thoughtful graduation gifts for him and her, specific suggestions for students finishing high school and some unique graduation gift ideas for college graduates. Whether they’re on their way to campus or about to enter the real world, the right graduation gifts will help them take that next step.

What does she need for her dorm room? What can he use in his new apartment? Is there anything that might remind her of home? Or is there something that might come in handy at his new job? Personalized graduation gifts should be tailored to suit your graduate and will ultimately reflect how much thought you’ve put into finding the perfect present.

Any of our graduation gift ideas can be enhanced with an American Express® Gift Card. Graduates never leave school knowing everything, but they usually know what they want. Graduation Gift Cards can be used virtually anywhere American Express Cards are accepted and will give them the freedom to choose graduation gifts that are right for them.

Happy shopping. And caps off to your graduate!

American Express Gift Cards: The Gifts that Stand Out
  • Can be used virtually anywhere in the U.S. where American Express Cards are accepted
  • Safer than cash because the funds can be replaced if lost or stolen*
  • Choose from a variety of designs appropriate for celebrating a graduation

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