It's that time of year — the caps and tassels will soon be airborne and friends and relatives will be wracking their brains for suitable gifts. Here are a bunch that will be useful and treasured for years to come.
'She Believed She Could' Cuff
The perfect mantra for any graduate, "she believed she could, so she did."; $35 at nordstrom.com.
New York Candle
Bring a little piece of home wherever you go with the Homesick candle; $29.95 at homesickcandles.com.
The Original Turn Off Your Straightener Decorative Door Mat
For the all the times your parents aren't there to remind you; $45 at etsy.com.
Ultimate Ears WONDERBOOM Portable Bluetooth Speaker
Whether you're taking a shower or lounging by the pool, play music safely around water; $99.99 at amazon.com.
Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones
Wireless noise-canceling headphones from Beats by Dr. Dre -- perfect for loud dorms or long commutes to work or class; $295.95 at beatsbydre.com.
Scratch Map Deluxe
The new graduate can now track their newest endeavors and traveling experiences with this Scratch Map; $32 at uncommongoods.com.
"Recipes Every College Student Should Know" by Christine Nelson
A must-have for any millennial, this book features quick and easy recipes for college students and tips for beginning cooks. The only appliances required are a microwave and an electric kettle; $9.95 at urbanoutfitters.com.
Wemco Americana Speaker Hip Pack
Who says fanny packs are out of style? $19.99 at target.com
Embroidered College Pillows
Rep your school pride with an embroidered college pillow; $158 at uncommongoods.com.
Polaroid Snap Instant Digital Camera
Print out your memories in an instant with the Polaroid Snap Instant Camera; $96.68 at amazon.com.
Accomplish Magnificent Things Starburst necklace
Accomplish incredible things with this Starburst necklace; $58 at dogeared.com.
ENO DoubleNest Hammock
Chill out around campus with this colorful hammock; $69.95 at llbean.com.
"I Just Graduated...Now What?" by Katherine Schwarzenegger
You just graduated college and now what? Author Katherine Schwarzenegger offers advice from successful celebrities and entrepreneurs on their personal journeys and career paths; $20 at urbanoutfitters.com.
Ray-Ban glasses in any style are the perfect accessory or gift for him or her; $150 at ray-ban.com.
Better than a standard watch, the Fitbit Blaze tells time, plus heart rate, workout instructions, calories burned, steps taken, floors climbed and more, in plum, black or blue; $149.95 at Best Buy, Dick's Sporting Goods, Sports Authority, Target and fitbit.com.
Booq Cobra Squeeze Backpack
The Booq Cobra Squeeze Backpack is the perfect college accessory to carry all your belongings around campus.The backpack also includes a Terralinq serial number, in case you misplace or lose the bag; $194.95 at amazon.com.
This retro-style mini refrigerator (available in a variety of colors) features a door basket, ice cube tray, slide-out shelf and built-in bottle opener; $149 at urbanoutfitters.com.
Watch all your favorite streaming shows and movies with Roku; $29.99 at bestbuy.com.
THE BETTER BIKE
Forget "Oh, The Places You'll Go" and help her actually go places. The Electra Townie Go! cruiser bike comes equipped with a battery-powered Bosch pedal-assist system with quiet motor, for days when she's late to class across campus; $2,729.99 at Sayville Bike Works, West Sayville; Campus Bicycle, Stony Brook; Kreb Cycle, Bellport; Carl Hart Cycle, Middle Island; and electrabike.com
Keurig K50 Coffee Maker
Have your coffee ready first thing in the morning right in your dorm room; $89 at walmart.com.
Ties, ties, ties -- the key to finding a good one is making sure it 1) suits him and 2) is stylish. Bag the gag ties and try J. Crew, which offers conservative prints or hipper looks (micro diagonal stripes or florals) on trend; $69.50 at jcrew.com.
kate spade new york Women's Metro Vachetta Leather Strap Watch
The essential gift for the world traveler in your life; $195 at macys.com.
SoundLink Color Bluetooth Speaker II
Enjoy music anywhere with the Soundlink Bluetooth Speaker II available in a variety of colors; $129 at nordstrom.com.
LED Word Clock — Displays Time As Text
A unique way to tell time with this LED Word Clock, a great edition to any dorm room; $79.99 at amazon.com.
The Beard Bib
The must-have accessory for any college student living with roommates to keep the bathroom clean and neat after shaving; $29.99 at thebeardking.com.
Mocoro Robot Cleaning Ball
For those lazy days, this Mocoro Robot Cleaning Ball will help you clean all the dust around your dorm room; $38.39 at firebox.com.
Sterling Silver/Gold State Necklace
Always have a reminder of your home state with these State Necklaces in gold plated and sterling silver; $24 at kohls.com.
Amazon Echo Dot
Listen to music, get the latest news updates and more with the Amazon Echo Dot; $49.99 at amazon.com.
Sundance swell bottle
Look great, stay hydrated and give back with eco-friendly S'well water bottles that come in a variety of fun designs. S'well is a sponsor of UNICEF USA and helps provide clean and safe water to countries in need; $35 at swellbottle.com.
Good Luck In All You Do Necklace
This sentimental gift will always be a reminder of all the recent graduates' accomplishments and luck for the future; $55 at uncommongoods.com.
Bluesmart One - Smart Luggage
The Bluesmart One - Smart Luggage allows travelers to charge numerous devices, lock and unlock the suitcase with a mobile phone and a GPS system to help locate your suitcase throughout your trip; $449 at amazon.com.
GoSports CornHole Bean Bag Toss Game Set
Don't forget to bring along this popular lawn game, perfect for school tailgates, events or just hanging around campus; $94.95 at Amazon.com
Devil's Dictionary Law Glasses — Set of 2
For the law school graduate in your life; $25 at uncommongoods.com.
Mini Tabletop Air Hockey Set
The Mini Tabletop Air Hockey set is great for playing in the dorms during down time; $58 at macys.com.
Denim Stripe Duffel
This striped duffel is the perfect gift to carry all your college essentials or for traveling home on the weekends or during holidays; $66 at sloaneranger.com.
Lilly Pulitzer To Do Planner
Stay organized and keep up to date with this Lilly Pulitzer To Do Planner; $25 at lillypulitzer.com.
Snoopy Grilled Cheese Maker
For the college student who is always on the go, the Snoopy Grilled Cheese maker is the perfect gift; $38 at urbanoutfitters.com.
Apple Watch Series 2
Stay connected at all times with the Apple Watch Series 2; $369 at target.com.
Don't Ask t-shirt
The ideal gift for the graduate who doesn't want to answer any of their relatives' questions; $25.10 at zazzle.com.
Friends and family can jot down their personal wishes for the graduate with the Wishing Ball; $32 at Uncommongoods.com.
CuiZen PIZ-4012 Pizza Box Oven
Enjoy pizza anytime with the Pizza Box Oven; $59.99 at amazon.com.
Banned Books Morph Mug
Perfect for the book lover, this mug features books that were once banned. Add hot water and watch the censor disappear; $12 at uncommongoods.com.
Michael Kors Men's Slim Runway Black Ion-Plated Stainless Steel Bracelet Watch
The graduate will be looking sharp with this stainless steal black Michael Kors watch;$146.25 at macys.com.
KitchenAid KEK1222PT 1.25-Liter Electric Kettle
Boil water in minutes with the Kitchen Aid Electric Kettle, perfect for college dorms; $79 at amazon.com.
My Life Story - So Far
Log your college journey with the My Life Story-So Far book and collect all your memories; $30 at uncommongoods.com.
iPhone 7 Smart Battery Case - Black
The graduate will be thanking you for the Smart Battery Case for the times they're running to an outlet; $99 at apple.com.
GoPro HERO4 Session CHDHS-101 Waterproof Camera
Capture all your new and exciting memories with the waterproof GoPro camera; $239.00 at amazon.com.
Whatever You Are, Be a Good One: 100 Inspirational Quotations
These quotes will leave any recent graduate inspired to strive for greatness; $8.59 at walmart.com.
Cell Phone Charging Stand, Bamboo Stations Shrmia
Charge all your tech gadgets at once with the Bamboo Station Shrmia cell phone stand; $14.99 at amazon.com.
Cards Against Humanity
This game will have you laughing for hours, pick a card and choose your funniest response; $25 at cardsaganisthumanity.com.
Kan Jam Ultimate Disc Game
The essential party game for any tailgate or outdoor event; $38.55 at amazon.com.
The Macbook Air is the essential and must-have gift for any graduate; starting at $999 at apple.com.
Pongo Portable Table Tennis Set
Pongo Portable Table Tennis is a great way to pass the time between classes; $39.99 at bedbathandbeyond.com.
These adorable squids can hold all your shower essentials; $36 at uncommongoods.com.
The Essential Dopp Kit
Perfect for traveling, the Essential Dopp Kit includes: 1 Topo Dopp Kit, 1 Ursa Major Hoppin' Fresh Deodorant, 5 pack of face wipes, and 1 Harry's Winston Chrome set; $74.98 at huckberry.com.
Exerpeutic WORKFIT 1000 Desk Station Folding Semi-Recumbent Exercise Bike
For the college student who has trouble fitting everything in their busy schedule, this gift is great for multitasking; $184.15 at amazon.com.
American Eagle Tailgate apparel
Get all your game day and school apparel at ae.com.