The Office Graduation Caps: 71+ Better Than Pretzel Day Ideas

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The Office Graduation Quotes for the Class of 2023

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 one of the most watched TV shows ever. 

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, S3E1

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, S9E5

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, S6E1

The go-to quote when you’re graduating with a B.S. in Marine Biology.

"if I can't scuba then what's this all been about" Creed graduation cap idea
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Or if you just love Creed’s wacky sensibilities. 

Dwight Schrute Inspired

"debt is not a joke Jim!" decorated grad cap
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Identity theft is not a joke, Jim!

– Dwight, S3E20

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, S6E20
excited graduate wearing a Dwight, the Office grad cap
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Okay – ya got me, Dwight didn’t say this quote.

Jim did. However, he said it while doing his best impression of Dwight.

And this interaction is one of my favorite opening sequences, so it makes the cut!

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!

3 graduating girls standing together in gold and white graduation robes with decorated caps
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How about bears, beets, and besties? This trio of grad caps is honestly perf. 

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

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.

– Dwight, S3E13
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
Credit: Twitter/@crauce1 

If want a more unique looking cap design, break out the pencils and markers!

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, S3E13

Dwight is character I never get sick of.

"blood alone moves the wheels of history" - Dwight the office graduation cap quote
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Blood alone moves the wheels of history!

— Dwight, S2E17

“Graduated from college today. Had to make a statement”

"Fact: it is my graduation" on gold grad cap with Dwight Schrute
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Enough said.

But if you’re feeling lost, see the gif below 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, S7E13

This is THE perfect quote for women who are graduating with business degrees.

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

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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!

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, S7E1
college girl holding the office quote graduation cap
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You are really smart now, let it be known.

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, S8E2

Life doesn’t always go according to plan. Don’t be afraid to laugh at yourself!

"when me president they see..." Kevin from the Office graduation cap quote
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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 scene
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.

"it was long & hard...that's what she said" The Office inspired graduation cap idea
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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, S514
everybody stay calm, the office idea for decorating grad cap
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The fire drill scene this quote comes from is hilarious. 

"oh my god! okay, it's happening" graduate cap top
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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, S5E11

This quote hits deep in the relatable feels.

"may your hats fly as high as your dreams" - cap decoration idea
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May your hats fly as high as your dreams.

– Michael, S3E16

“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 for this occasion.

the office graduation cap quote "may your hats fly as high as your dreams"
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The tradition of tossing caps in the air originated at a U.S. Naval Academy graduation.

black graduation cap with michael scott quote in handwritten script
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Okay last graduation cap with this quote, I swear! 

"maybe next time you will estimate me" - Michael Scott grad cap decoration idea
Credit: Twitter/@iveywisener
Steve Carell with happy graduate and her graduation cap
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Yeah, well, maybe next time you will estimate me.

– Michael, S3E2
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, S3E2
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, S5E22

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, S5E20
michael scott quote decorated graduation cap idea
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The sky’s the limit and the world is your oyster.

"I declare bankruptcy!" on grad hat
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I declare bankruptcy!

– Michael, S4E4

College ain’t cheap kids.

grad cap decorated to say "I declare bankruptcy" a quote from Michael Scott
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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, S5E23

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, S5E13

“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, S7E22

Yes, there are quotes from The Office to fit all your graduation needs. No matter how obscure.

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

graduate holding light blue graduation cap that reads "scotts tots grad" referencing the office
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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 "scott's tots grad"
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“Just need the laptop battery!”

"scott's tots paid for this b.s." decorated the office grad cap
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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, S7E16

“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, S7E21
high school graduation cap with "catch you on the flippity flip" quote
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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 easily the most popular grad cap idea inspired by The Office. And I’m all for it!

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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, "should have burned down the place when I had a chance" decorated graduation cap
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Should have burned down the place when I had a chance.

– Michael, S7E19
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, S4E4

“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


Pam Beesly/Halpert Inspired

"I feel in this graduation tonight" decorated grad cap
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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, S2E1
graduation cap with quote "there's a lot of beauty in ordinary things" - Pam Halpert
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There’s a lot of beauty in ordinary things. Isn’t that the point?

– Pam, S9E23

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.

"life's short, drive fast and leave a sexy corpse" - Stanley quote on purple grad cap
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“Wanted to share my grad cap! Live my life by these words.”

"I'm done. goodbye" - Stanley Hudson the office graduation quote cap
Credit: Twitter/@HannahRDahl

I’m done. Goodbye.

– Stanley, S5E13
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.

decorated graduation hat that says "using my degree to catch the real Scranton strangler"
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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 "how'd college go?"
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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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