Follow These Helpful Graduation Invitation Etiquette Guidelines
All of us will have numerous graduations, ranging from preschool and kindergarten, 8th grade, homeschool or high school, and maybe even college or voc-tech, so we all will have a need for graduation invitation etiquette. And, because of the educational milestones, the customized invitations for graduating are usually our first introduction to traditional correspondence manners. There are certain suggested guidelines that should be used and followed when sending personalized school graduate invitations, regardless of the milestone. Although these guidelines might seem a wee bit too formal and stuffy for teens, using the correct etiquette for invitations shows the graduate’s family and friends that they care.
When to Choose and Send Your Graduating Invitation Cards
Good manners and etiquette begin with getting your graduate invites ready to send well in advance. You should give your invited guests four to six weeks advance notice of your graduating ceremony. If you are having a party celebration, the advance notice can be reduced somewhat, say three to four weeks, but you should remember that there will be lots of parties during those days so the more advanced notice the better. You’ll want to select, customize, and prepare your invitation cards a week before they are ready to be mailed out on time.
Buying Those School Sponsored Invites vs. Shopping Online
For invitations to your graduation ceremony, the school will usually offer its own sponsored stationery cards. However, more and more grads are opting to go online and order their own unique and totally custom graduation invitations announcements stationary cards rather than buying those standard box cards sold through the school. By choosing to purchase your school invites online, you can add …