30 Graduation Gifts to Celebrate His Accomplishment

By Laura Fiebert | Updated: May 9, 2024

    Graduation, either High School or College, is a massive milestone in any young man’s life. So here’s to the next big adventure!

    Our gift guide has graduation gifts designed to honor his accomplishment with a mix of practical, memorable, and inspiring options. Whether he’s preparing for the workforce, continuing his education, or embarking on a new adventure, each gift has been carefully selected to suit his upcoming journey.

    From sophisticated tech gadgets and stylish accessories to motivational books and luxury items, there’s something here to celebrate every graduate’s unique path and bright future ahead.

  1. Bose Headphones
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    These Bose QuietComfort 25 headphones are engineered to sound better, be more comfortable and be easier to take with you. Put them on, and suddenly everything changes. Your music is deep, powerful and balanced, and so quiet that every note sounds clearer. Even air travel becomes enjoyable as the engine roar gently fades away. No matter how noisy the world is, it’s just you and your music—or simply peace and quiet—perfect gift for audiophiles.

  3. A Cool Watch
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    It’s not that Timex has been making awesome and dependable watches since your grandfather was a kid, it’s that they’re still doing it. This leather-strapped timepiece is designed to serve you in the woods as well as it does at your next wedding reception. The watch ticks with precision quartz analog movement beneath a sparkling mineral glass lens. It displays a date function, a chronograph dial, and big bold dial markers as well as smaller numbers for military time. The whole face is accessible at night thanks to the brand’s own Indiglo technology and is water resistant to 30 meters.

  5. Varsity Laundry Bag
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    Now, they can display their school spirit even in the laundry room! Not only does our bag dress up a dirty job, but the new grad will always know which clothes are theirs. It is made of a cotton/poly blend fabric with a drawstring closure. It is machine washable. Personalize with any initial and a one —or two-line message up to 16 characters each.

  7. Wallet Bottle Opener
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    Popping bottles. This convenient, fun-to-use credit card-sized bottle opener delivers your personal message. It is crafted of durable stainless steel, features a silver matte finish, and slides easily into a pocket or wallet credit card slot. Laser engrave your message on 5 lines, up to 25 characters per line.

  9. The Naked Roommate Book
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    From sharing a bathroom with 40 strangers to sharing lecture notes, The Naked Roommate is your behind-the-scenes look at EVERYTHING you need to know about college (but never knew you needed to know). This essential, fully updated edition is packed with real-life advice on everything from making friends to managing stress. Hilarious, outrageous, and telling stories from students on over 100 college campuses cover the basics, and then some.

  11. Mini Projector
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    A cute gift for any movie junkie or fanatic! These projectors are perfect for watching a movie old-school style and can work in any bedroom or dorm room on a plain wall! Dr.J projector used the built-in stereo surround speaker, restored every detail sound effect to let you enjoy the pleasant sounds in different scenes. There’s no need to worry about rust or wear and tear. A great addition to your movie night.

  14. Fix-It Kit
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    If he’s off to college, this will undoubtedly come in handy. The 39-Piece General Tool Kit contains the tools he will need for most repairs around the dorm room. It is a great starter kit with high-quality tools contained in a sturdy and handy case. The tools are chrome-plated to resist corrosion, heat-treated for strength, and have a Lifetime warranty. We’re sure that he will be using it well past college.

  16. The Adventure Begins Mug


    This popular cream enamel mug will handle the knocks of travel and bears the motto ‘The Adventure Begins’ to remind us of the thirsty work to come. With a compass detail on the base. Ideal for camping, festivals, or adventures closer to home. Playful and cozy design, bold colors, and vintage look.

  18. Bespoke Post Subscription
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    Bespoke Post as the modern gentleman’s subscription service. Curated monthly boxes filled with cool stuff picked by cool dudes. Monthly boxes are created with a theme in mind, are jam-packed with small-batch products from across the country. Our favorite part – Bespoke Post lets you pick your box before it sends it out so there are no unwanted surprises.

  20. Hershel Backpack
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    He’ll need something cool to carry all those books in. The Herschel Pop Quiz backpack will keep you organized at school or work with a wide range of versatile pockets and organizers. Signature striped fabric liner with padded and fleece lined 15-inch laptop sleeve. The front pocket has internal mesh organizers and key clip, a fleece lined sunglasses compartment and internal media pocket with headphone port.

  22. The Chef’s Portable Multi-Tool
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    We’re not usually into clichés, but this multi-tool truly has everything but the kitchen sink. Crafted from durable, rust-resistant stainless steel, the design includes ten tools in one. It comes with a Cheese grater, Zester, Garlic crusher, Peeler, Carving fork, Stirring spoon, Corkscrew, Bottle opener, Channel knife, Serrated knife, Small paring knife and a Can opener. A nifty gift for college students, city dwellers in tiny apartments, or foodie friends who travel often, the gadget packs up into a small rectangle and tucks neatly into your silverware drawer or suitcase.

  24. Oats Overnight
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    He probably won’t be making breakfast before running off to class. The new way to do breakfast is here! Oats Overnight is a healthy, convenient morning meal that’s both delicious and nutritious. Simply combine the pack with one cup of milk before bed, leave it in the fridge overnight, and enjoy your to-go breakfast in the morning. It’s packed with superfoods and protein to keep you going all day long!

  26. Manly Candles
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    Let’s face it. Dorm rooms smell. These handmade man candles will fix that right up. Made in the USA with natural soy wax and self-trimming cotton candle wicks. Lead-free so you can feel good about enjoying the warm, flickering glow of these candles with your family. We use only premium fragrance oils, making our scented candles essential for every home. Each gift pack comes with 3 fragrance-themed candles. Each of these burns clean for 25 to 30 hours.

  28. Weekender Bag
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    A nice-sized duffle bag that can be compressed and stuffed under a bed when not in use is a great gift if he’s heading to college. Students typically need at least one large bag for packing linens, towels and winter clothes, and a smaller one for weekend trips back home. It’s made of a durable, light, and soft canvas, top-quality genuine crazy horse leather trim stitching handcrafted with bottom trivets. Great for weekend trips of bringing laundry to wash at moms.

  30. Portable Table Tennis
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    He will need something to do in between classes when he’s not studying. If he is having a tiff with his roommate how do they settle it? Ping-Pong: The perfect conflict resolution. Put an end to the back-and-forth over a smart game, fair and square–just keep this go-anywhere set handy. A portable, retractable net, adjustable paddles, and two ping-pong balls come in a drawstring pouch for easy travel and storage. Net expands up to six feet so he can bring it to parties too.

  32. Breakfast Sandwich Maker
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    Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. So when he’s rolling out of bed with 20 minutes to get to class this will be a lifesaver. That’s where the Breakfast Sandwich Maker comes to the rescue. It’s all about making a fresh breakfast sandwich you can grab and go. Just choose your bread and layer on the fixings: egg, cheese, precooked meat, or the ingredients of your choice. Your perfectly assembled breakfast sandwich is ready to eat in five minutes or less. 

  34. A Gift Card


    Any graduate will appreciate an Amazon gift card because it allows them to choose almost anything for their gift from the practical to the fantastic! The gift cards start at $25 and the giver can choose any amount. 

  36. Craft Whiskey of the Month
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    Send him into a world of amazing craft whiskey that you won’t find anywhere else. Their experts scour the world of whiskey on the lookout for the best craft whiskey and bring them to your doorstep. Enjoy our expertly tailored food pairings. He will be a whiskey connoisseur in no time.

  38. Rugged & Dapper Skin Care
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    This is the quintessential gift set for any Rugged & Dapper man in your life. Whether your fellow already follows a rigorous skincare regimen or prefers to clean head to toe with an old-school bar of soap, he will be proud to display this sleek collection in his bathroom. This All-In-One Essential Skincare Set covers all of the bases while utilizing only the highest quality Natural & Organic ingredients. It is powerfully designed to cleanse, exfoliate, tone, detoxify, repair and moisturize.

  40. Leather Wallet
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    A beautiful balance of small and convenient, the Slim Sleeve offers a surprising amount of storage for a little cardholder. This is the wallet for those who carry mostly cards and not much cash and want something that sits flush in their pocket. Your two daily cards sit front and center in the quick-access slots, then a pull-tab section lets you keep your less-frequently used cards stacked in one spot, without the extra leather bulk. Most currencies fit easily with a half fold, the larger ones might need a triple fold.

  42. Amazon Echo
  43. The echo uses tens of thousands of skills and counting. Skills add even more capabilities like ordering a pizza from Domino’s, requesting a ride from Uber, tracking your fitness with Fitbit, controlling your TV with Dish, and more. To enable new skills, ask Alexa.

  44. BirchBox Subscription
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    He will need to be all cleaned up for his first job. Birchbox Men gift box has got him covered. The monthly subscription service sends sample-size versions of some of the top grooming and lifestyle products on the market for you to try from the comfort of your own home. Personalize your box by telling us your grooming preferences and needs so that you get the most relevant samples each month. Perfect gift for guys who are into self-care and trying products.

  46. Bellroy Passport Wallet
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    Airports can be stressful, and keeping your passport, tickets, boarding passes, and foreign cash neatly stowed and exactly where you need them is important for stress-free transit. The Travel Wallet enables you to keep all of your important documents in one place while fitting snugly in your pocket. It features two sections for bills (to help keep your currencies separate), a tailored passport pouch, card slots, and even an included micro pen. So, the only thing left to think about is what’s beyond the airport.

  48. Personalized Doormat
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    He can welcome guests into his home with the power chord appeal of this personalized amp doormat. Designed by graphic artist Jim Holodak, it’s personalized with your family name in place of an iconic, rock-solid brand name like Fender. Best used indoors, wherever you like to turn it up to 11…

    graduation gifts for him cufflinks

    Send him off into the working world with a personalized pair of cufflinks. Customize these Cufflinks with any name, date, initials, Coordinates, Roman Numeral, symbols that are special for him.

  50. Artisanal Bitters
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    He may have mastered the art of drinking in college, but did you he master the art of crafting the perfect cocktail? Probably not because they don’t serve real cocktails in red cups. Give him these little guys this for graduation so he can up his mixologist game and plan a cocktail party.

  52. Coffee Man Crate
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    Fuel for the front lines. The modern professional environment is chock-full of hazards. It pays to be alert out there. One misfired ‘reply-all’ can quickly escalate friendly email banter into a full-on legal battle. We’ve partnered with the veterans at Alpha Coffee- battle-hardened guys who wage full-scale war on sluggish Monday mornings, post-lunch food comas, and every other droopy-eyed productivity gap that threatens the success of your mission. This canister ships with 12 oz of their pre-ground Warrior Select coffee. Combat-tested and warrior-selected, this is a delicious blend of the best highland arabica beans.

  54. Life After College
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    Congrats, you’ve graduated! You have your whole life ahead of you. Do you feel overwhelmed? Unsure? Deluged with information but no real plan? Jenny Blake’s Life After College gives you practical, actionable advice, helping you to navigate every area of your life–from work, money, dating, health, family, and personal growth–to help you see the big picture. It will get you focusing on your goals, dreams, and highest aspirations so that you can create the life you really want.

  56. City Etched Glasses
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    The Original City Map Rocks Glasses by Greenline Goods are precision engraved in flawless detail with the streets and neighborhoods of top cities. A great gift for Dads, husbands, groomsmen and wedding parties, corporate clients, and those who have everything. Perfect for housewarming parties, weddings, anniversaries, graduations, birthdays, holidays, special events… and your home bar! Several cities to choose from.

  58. Vintage Style Crossbody


    This Rustic Town messenger bag is crafted from 100% Genuine Goat Leather, goes through oil tanning process that helps retain the natural characteristics of the material while making it flexible yet durable. It is nature-friendly and recyclable. Hence protecting nature. For added strength and to protect your gadget from scratches or scuffs, this messenger bag is constructed with olive green heavy-duty canvas lining.