Notre Dame grad in bookstore holding ND diploma frame

Congrats on your son’s recent graduation from college. Watching our children grow up after high school and become hardworking college students is a huge accomplishment. Earning a college degree is no easy feat and one that deserves celebration. However, finding unique gifts for adult sons can be a challenge.

To help you on your search we’ve put together a list of products that make great graduation gifts for sons. From luggage that makes traveling a breeze to self care items so he can look his best, you’re sure to find the perfect university graduation gifts.

brooklinen bedding

Brooklinen Bedding

Today’s grads don’t need something flashy or overly sentimental gifts celebrate the big day. In fact, one of the best gifts for sons that he could receive? Much-needed everyday items that they won’t think to buy for themselves, like a high-quality bedding set from Brooklinen. Consider opting for one of their sheet sets. This includes one flat sheet, one fitted sheet, and two pillowcases, either in crisp and airy Classic percale or Luxe cotton sateen with a 480-thread count. Brooklinen allows you to mix and match sheet set fabric colors and patterns and add other bedding elements like pillows, duvet covers, and down comforters. As parents, you can rest easy knowing they’ll have a comforting end to their long day!

LSU spirit diploma frame in front of football field

Score With the Best Diploma Frame

Don’t let him tuck his hard-earned diploma away in a drawer, help your college grad frame it! If he played college sports, is a diehard sports enthusiast, or just has mad love for his school, he’ll love the Spirit Diploma Frame. You’ll score major points in the gift-giving department with its collegiate colors and clean and classic lines.

Each Spirit College Diploma Frame features double mats, sporty bevel-cut borders, and a dynamic, color-enameled medallion of his university’s official logo or team mascot. Whether he hangs it in his new office or on his apartment wall, this handsome, handcrafted college degree frame is sure to collect plenty of compliments. Also consider this game-changing alternative frame for the student-athlete who earned his letter in sports. A varsity letter frame featuring his school’s signature colors and mascot makes a great graduation gift for a son. 

variety of ridge wallet designs

The Ridge Wallet

The best graduation gift ideas for him look out for his best interest and keep his possessions safe. The Ridge is a minimalist wallet with RFID blocking technology to protect your son from wireless theft. It is compact, but still has plenty of room for up to 12 cards and as much cash as needed. This durable and practical wallet comes in a wide variety of colors and styles, so it can make the perfect gift for any high school or college grad. The Ridge is designed for maximum efficiency while keeping card information safe.

Streamline luggage

SteamLine Luggage

What grad doesn’t need a high-quality piece of luggage? Odds are his new job could have him traveling often, so make it as easy for him as possible with the Diplomat Carry On by SteamLine Luggage. This grad gift for him is a timeless piece that’s both fashionable and durable. With features like an extendable handle, TSA-approved locks, silent-glide wheels, and multiple storage compartments to keep him organized, this suitcase is the total package. It also boasts a protective ripstop cover should he ever need to check his bag. The sharp design and stylish inner lining will let people know he’s a working professional with a sense of style. Best of all, the Diplomat Carry On features a removable laundry bag that keeps dirty clothes separate from clean clothes. Once your son returns from a trip, he can simply remove the laundry bag and head to the laundromat!

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Custom Cufflinks

Looking for “off-the-cuff” personalized graduation gifts for your son? He’ll be ready to take on the corporate world with a set of fashion-forward cufflinks. At Cufflinks Depot you can find many styles at various price points.

Does he have a favorite hobby? Like to listen to music? Browse typewriter letters for the writer, airplanes for the traveler, or ship wheels for the sailor. There’s also bull and bear cufflinks for the saavy stock market investor. If he likes a more traditional look, opt for elegant cufflinks engraved with his initials. Does he have a favorite sport or sports team? Cufflinks Depot offers a wide range of generic sports symbols as well as officially licensed MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, and NCAA team logos. They even offer cufflinks made from actual team balls and stadium seats!

Looking for a truly one-of-a-kind graduation present for him? Design custom cufflinks to give a meaningful gift. Include special photos, favorite works of art, or a map of his college town. These sentimental graduation gifts for him are sure to be cherished by him for years to come.

fraternity brother holding Sigma Nu certificate frame on campus

Fraternity Certificate Frame

If he’s a member of a fraternity, consider surprising your son with a handcrafted gift that celebrates his Greek brotherhood. Church Hill Classics has a handsome line of custom-made frames boasting official fraternity seals, colors, and Greek letters. These make fantastic post grad gift ideas for guys.

Browse through our collection of fraternity products to find just the right document frame to preserve his membership, initiation certificate, or chapter charter. We also offer an array of coordinating fraternity photo frames, which are ideal for showcasing favorite memories from Greek events and make great graduation gifts for guys. 

Nordace Siena Smart Backpack

Nordace Siena Smart Backpack

Does he happen to be a frequent traveler? Graduation gifts for a son like the Siena Smart Backpack from Nordace will help him travel efficiently and stay organized while on the go. Whether he’s making a daily trip to the office or has business affairs overseas, the Siena Smart Backpack is designed for peak comfort and safety. Its modern square silhouette is stylish and keeps its shape while protecting his valuables with an anti-theft pocket in the back. The Smart Backpack is also equipped with cushioned organizational compartments for his laptop, other devices, documents, accessories, and more. Is he notorious for letting his phone die? This pack includes an easily-accessible USB charging port to keep his device fully powered. Nordace’s Siena Smart Backpack is a truly well-rounded and practical gift for sons.

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Sprezzabox Subscription

Want to make sure he’s dressed to impress at his new office job? Sprezzabox is a fashionable accessory service for men that will ship the tools of the trade to your son’s door every month. Curated by their in-house stylists, each box contains five to six dapper items like ties, cufflinks, socks, pocket squares, suspenders, tie clips, sunglasses, and grooming products. The monthly loot is valued at $100, but the service only costs around $25 per shipment when you sign up for their 6-month or 12-month gift plan. Want to pick and choose specific items yourself? You can buy Sprezzabox’s sophisticated items à la carte as a graduation gift for your son and help him spruce up his fashion game.

West Coast shaving products

West Coast Shaving Products

Cheap disposable razors can irritate skin and cause razor burn, red bumps, and even nicks. In the category of unique graduation gifts for him, West Coast Shaving believes safety razors are kinder to your skin, your wallet, and the environment. Not sure what type of razor your son needs? They have the perfect guide for selecting the right razor based on shaving frequency, hair thickness, and skin sensitivity. West Coast Shaving carries everything you could possibly need to put together the perfect grooming gift basket for men including shaving brushes, beard balms, and nail clippers to hair pomades, skin moisturizers, and mustache wax. These grad gifts for him are sure to keep your son clean, safe, and looking sharp.

mantry box examples

Mantry Meals

Is your son a foodie? Does he crave bold, hearty, and gourmet foods? If he does, then he’ll love receiving Mantry meal kit deliveries, particularly if he’s working from home. Mantry is a bimonthly food experience curated around fun “manly” themes including Tailgate Tour, Campfire Cookout, Bacon Nation, Taco Truck, and Bourbon BBQ.

After sourcing the best artisanal foods from around the country, Mantry, a.k.a. The Modern Man’s Pantry, carefully selects six full-size jars or packages of delicious, handcrafted edibles to suit each thematic shipment. To guide your son on his gastronomic journey is a Mantry Manual, which features the origin of each USA-made food product, flavorful recipe ideas, and full-color photography of the delectable dishes he can make with his Mantry order. These graduation gifts for your son are sure to be a top pick!

captain valet organizer

Houndsbay Valet Organizer

Does your son have the tendency to dump everything from his pockets in different locations around the house when he gets home? Does he waste time in the morning scrambling to find his keys and wallet? It’s finally time to get him organized! The Captain – Valet Organizer from Houndsbay will help him do just that. In addition to a phone charging station lid, the valet is the perfect catchall for his wallet, earbuds, pens, rings, cufflinks, and more. The Captain organizer also fits well on shelves, dressers, nightstands, and countertops. When it comes to tidying up space, valet organizers are good graduation gifts for guys.

man on phone with state bar certificate frame

Gift Cards: Perfect Graduation Gifts for Him

Are you still asking yourself, “What gifts for my son are best?” Finding and committing to the right graduation gift ideas for him can be stressful and leave you scratching your head. Take the difficulty out of gift giving by letting him choose. Give him a gift card that lets him pick out his own university frames at! These are also perfect for high school graduation gifts.

An eGift Card to Church Hill Classics puts hundreds of great graduation gift ideas right at his fingertips. Our eGift Cards also make for great last-minute graduation gifts for him. Whether you’re celebrating his academic achievements with a State Seal frame, finding the perfect autograph frame for his graduation party, displaying favorite college memories in a “Class of” photo frame, or designing picture frames for his new apartment, he’s sure to find the best grad gifts for guys! 


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