The Office Graduation Caps: 71 Better Than Pretzel Day Ideas

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The Office Graduation Quotes for the Class of 2020

graduation caps decorated with quotes from the office tv show

Obsessed with the The Office? Quote it daily?

You’re not alone! Because despite being years since the final season aired, it’s the most popular TV show on Netflix.

The Office is relatable, comfortable, and always there for you. There’s no shame in watching it on repeat. I love having it on just for background noise sometimes.

It makes sense to pay homage to the show that helped you get through high school, college, and even grad school.

Below are a bunch of The Office graduation cap ideas you’ll love. They’re clever, creative, funny, and completely copy-worthy.


71 The Office Graduation Cap Ideas

Classic graduation quotes from The Office that you can appreciate even if you aren’t a super fan. But if you are one, you’ll probably enjoy these even more.

Andy Bernard Inspired

Cornell graduate's The Office Andy quote graduation cap
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'I went to Cornell. Ever heard of it? I graduated in four years, I never studied once, I was drunk the whole time, and I sang in the acapella group 'Here Comes Treble'.' - Andy, S3E1Click to Tweet I can’t think of a better way for a Cornell grad to decorate their cap. Can you?

good old days quote grad cap decoration
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This quote is kinda perfect for graduation day.

Creed Bratton Inspired

Creed quote from the Office on grad's cap
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'It's Halloween. That is really good timing.' - Creed, S9E5Click to Tweet If you’ve been suffering from senioritis, you know that graduation day can’t come soon enough.

Creed scuba diving quote on graduation cap
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'If I can't scuba, then what's this all been about? What have I been working toward?' - Creed, S6E1Click to Tweet The go-to quote when you’re graduating with a B.S. in Marine Biology.
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Or if you just love Creed’s wacky sensibilities. 

Dwight Schrute Inspired Inspired

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'Identity theft is not a joke, Jim!' - Dwight, S3E20Click to Tweet Millions of families suffer every year.

college graduate holding cap decorated with a quote from the office
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'Fact. Bears eat beets. Bears. Beets. Battlestar Galactica.' - Jim, S6E20Click to Tweet
excited graduate wearing a Dwight, the Office grad cap
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Okay Dwight didn’t say this quote. Jim did, but while doing his best impression of Dwight. And this interaction is one of my favorite opening sequences.

bears, beets, bachelor of arts the office quote on graduation cap
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This idea can work for any type of bachelor’s degree.

creative graduation cap with the office inspiration
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A slightly different take that most definitely works!

funny cap decoration play on words from the office BBB
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The graduation cap on Jim is a nice touch.

two college girls wearing grad caps with quotes from the office
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'There is nothing on my horizon except everything. Everything is on my horizon.' - Dwight, S3E13Click to Tweet Dwight is character I never get sick of.

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'Blood alone moves the wheels of history.' - Dwight, S2E17Click to Tweet “Graduated from college today. Had to make a statement”

graduation cap decorated with a quote from Dwight in The Office
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'I am ready to face any challenges that might be foolish enough to face me.' - DwightClick to Tweet
pink glitter graduation cap with Dwight Schrute quote
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“I couldn’t decide so I merged them. When you take a Dwight Schrute quote & make it pretty…”

hand drawn the office graduation with dwight
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If want a more unique looking cap design, break out the pencils and markers!

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Enough said. But if you’re feeling lost, here’s a gif for context:

Kelly Kapoor Inspired

the business bitch kelly kapoor from the office grad top
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'Who am I? I'm Kelly Kapoor, the business bitch.' - Kelly, S7E13Click to Tweet This is THE perfect quote for women who are graduating with business degrees.

kelly kapoor graduation cap idea
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'You guys I'm like really smart now. You don't even know. You could ask me, Kelly what's the biggest company in the world? And I'd be like, 'blah blah blah, blah blah blah blah blah blah.' Giving you the exact right answer.' - Kelly, S7E1Click to Tweet
college girl holding the office quote graduation cap
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You are really smart now, let it be known.

college girl with pink decorated cap for graduation
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Pink, frills, flowers, and a bow – what’s not to love?

the office grad cap with kelly quote
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This picture of Mindy Kaling is SO cute.

I'm like really smart now quote from the office on grad cap
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Last you guys I’m like really smart now grad cap, I promise. There are so many wonderful versions, it was too hard to choose just one!

Kevin Malone Inspired

the office decorated graduation cap - Kevin quote
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'Why waste time say lot word when few word do trick?' - Kevin, S8E2Click to Tweet Life doesn’t always go according to plan, don’t be afraid to laugh at yourself.

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Additionally, don’t be afraid to dream big!

red sparkle decorated graduation cap with Kevin from the office show
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The picture of Kevin is the cherry on top of this graduation cap design.

Michael Scott Inspired

Michael Scott from The Office quote decorated cap
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'The only time I set the bar low is for limbo.' - Michael Scott, S6E16 deleted sceneClick to Tweet
that's what she said, michael scott grad cap
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Fun fact: Michael made 22 ‘that’s what she said’ jokes over the course of the show.

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When it works, it works.

college graduation cap with the office quote
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'Oh my God! Okay, it happening. Everybody stay calm.' - Michael, S514Click to Tweet
everybody stay calm, the office idea for decorating grad cap
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The fire drill scene this quote comes from is hilarious. 

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Graduation day can feel surreal and this idea captures the feeling with humor.

funny The Office quote by Michael on a grad cap
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'Sometimes I'll start a sentence and I don't even know where it's going. I just hope I find it along the way.' - Michael, S5E11Click to Tweet This quote hits deep.

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'May your hats fly as high as your dreams.' - Michael, S3E16Click to Tweet “Graduated Friday with the wise words of Michael Scott.”

graduation cap decorated with a quote from Michael Scott
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No list of The Office grad cap ideas is complete without at least a few of these.

blue grad cap decorated with glitter, flowers, and a quote from The Office tv show
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It’s probably the most fitting TV quote of all time.

the office graduation cap quote
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The tradition of tossing caps in the air originated at a U.S. Naval Academy graduation. 

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Steve Carell with happy graduate and her graduation cap
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'Yeah, well, maybe next time you will estimate me.' - Michael, S3E2Click to Tweet
the worst thing was the dementors quote from the office on graduation cap
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'What was the worst part about prison? The dementors. They flew around and sucked out your soul. and it hurt.' - Michael, S3E2Click to Tweet
red grad cap decorated with funny the office saying
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This is a great two-for-one quote!

grad cap decorated with michael scott faces
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'I understand nothing.' - Michael, S5E22Click to Tweet It turns out that no one really knows what they’re doing.

MBA graduate cap decoration - you have no idea how high i can fly
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'You have no idea how high I can fly.' - Michael, S5E20Click to Tweet
michael scott quote decorated graduation cap idea
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The sky’s the limit and the world is your oyster.

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'I declare bankruptcy!' - Michael, S4E4Click to Tweet College ain’t cheap kids.

grad cap decorated to say
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…I just wanted you to know that you can’t just say the word bankruptcy and expect anything to happen.

the office graduation cap quote with smiling girl
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''You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.' - Wayne Gretzky' - Michael Scott, S5E23Click to Tweet I mean, he’s not wrong.

nice graduation quote from the office on a decorated grad cap
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'And I knew exactly what to do. But in a much more real sense, I had no idea what to do.' - Michael, S5E13Click to Tweet “My graduation cap, wanted to show some love for the show that got me through!”

funny decorated grad cap with michael scott quote
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'Well, I'm moving to Colorado to start my new life with Holly. Just up here getting used to the altitude.' - Michael, S7E22Click to Tweet Yes there are obscure quotes from The Office to fit all your graduation needs.

two college guys holding their decorated graduation caps
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“The batteries were nice but tuition would have been better.”

light blue graduation cap that reads
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Scott’s tots grad caps are a winning idea.

college graduates with the office grad cap
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On the slim chance that you’re not sure what this is referencing… It’s from season 6, episode 12. It’s a must-see episode.

grad cap decoration that reads
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“Just need the laptop battery!”

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“Thank you Michael Scott for paying for my brothas tuition lol.”

The Office Michael Scarn graduation decoration
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'Well, my name's Michael Scarn and I'm here to say I’m about to do the Scarn in a major way.' - Michael, S7E16Click to Tweet “My Graduation Cap based on my favorite episode of The Office.”

college girl facing away wearing pink graduation cap
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graduate holding the office graduation cap in front of her face
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'Catch you on the flippity flip.' - Michael, S7E21Click to Tweet
high school graduation cap with
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The hat says it all.

colorful catch you on the flippity flip grad cap
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“…live, love, Michael Scott.”

pink and silver glitter graduation cap idea
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Catch you on the flippity flip is the most popular grad cap idea inspired by The Office. And I’m all for it!

light blue catch you on the flippity flip grad cap idea
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“Thanks for being there when nobody else was, making bad days good and being the best TV friends ever.”

cute decorated graduation cap with catch you on the flippity flip
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This one turned out super pretty!

The office quote,
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'Should have burned down the place when I had a chance.' - Michael, S7E19Click to Tweet
michael gary scott the office quote on high school graduation cap
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'I am running away from my responsibilities. And it feels good.' - Michael, S4E4Click to Tweet “I’m finally graduating from high school! I knew I wanted my grad cap to be inspired by the one and only, Michael Gary Scott.”

michael scott dwight decorated graduation hat idea
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'What were your favorite moments?' - Dwight 'Uh...all of them. I loved them all. Every single one.' - Michael, S3E7Click to Tweet

Pam Beesly Inspired

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smiling graduate holding the office graduation cap in front of Chili's
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'and I feel god in this Chili's tonight.' - Pam, S2E1Click to Tweet
graduation cap with quote
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'There’s a lot of beauty in ordinary things. Isn’t that the point?' - Pam, S9E23Click to Tweet

Stanley Hudson Inspired

Better than pretzel day the office purple decorated cap
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I love this idea so much!

Stanley the Office better than pretzel day grad cap decoration
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Graduation day is one of the few days that can stack up to pretzel day.

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“Wanted to share my grad cap! Live my life by these words.”

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'I'm done. Goodbye.' - Stanley, S5E13Click to Tweet
Stanley quote from the Office on psychology major grad cap
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– “My girlfriend is a psychology major… This is her cap she decorated.”

the office inspired graduation cap, the graduate
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Check out this clever play on the opening credits of the show.

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We all know Toby was the real Scranton Strangler. He’s just awful.

red grad cap with jim halpert and pie chart that reads
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All in all, a pretty accurate summation of the college experience.

Conclusions on The Office Grad Caps

I hope this list of the office graduation cap ideas was helpful to you.

Let me know which one/s you liked best! I’m favoring the hats with modified quotes from Kevin. Finally, may your hats fly as high as your dreams on graduation day!


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