14th Annual Lavender Graduation Ceremony

NIU's Lavender Graduation Ceremony celebrates the achievements and persistence of graduates with underrepresented gender and sexual identities, centering LGBTQ+ students and alumni (including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, asexual, agender, queer, non-heterosexual and non-binary/gender non-conforming identifying students).

All are welcome to support the graduates. This event The ceremony is free to students and guests. 

Graduates who would like to be particpate in the ceremony and recognized must RSVP by Friday, April 28, 2023. (Additional ceremony details will be shared upon RSVP.)  https://www.niu.edu/gsrc/events/lavender-graduation.shtml


Supportive guests do not need to RSVP.

For more information, please contact the Gender and Sexuality Resource Center at gsrc@niu.edu or 815-753-4772.

Thursday, May 11, 2023 at 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center
231 N Annie Glidden Rd, DeKalb, IL 60115

Event Type

Receptions and Ceremonies



Target Audience

Students, Faculty and Staff, Alumni



Academic Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Center for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality, Gender and Sexuality Resource Center (GSRC)


Contact Name

Molly B. Holmes (she/her/hers), Director, Gender and Sexuality Resource Center

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