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Lavender Graduation

Sunday, May 7th from 4pm-6pm, 2017

Lavender Graduation is a commencement ceremony honoring Sexuality Studies minors, graduating LGBTIQ-identified students, and their allies. It is a cultural celebration that acknowledges the achievements and contributions that students of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions have made.

In keeping with UNC policy, you are eligible to participate in the 2017 ceremony if you graduate in December, 2016 or May, 2017. We encourage graduates to invite their friends, families and loved ones. Everyone is invited to attend this celebratory catered ceremony.


Graduating and want to participate?

If you are graduating in May 2017 please considering walking in the ceremony the following to by Monday, May 1st:

  • Short Bio (250 words or less)
  • 3 Photos from your time at UNC-CH
  • An Inspirational Quote (20 words or less)

All undergraduates, and graduate/professional graduates are welcome to walk in the ceremony. 


Lavender Graduation Sign-Up Form


LGBTIQ Advocacy Award Committee


LGBTIQ Advocacy Award Nomination