NIU's 2022 Lavender Graduation Ceremony

NIU's Lavender Graduation Ceremony and Celebration honors lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, asexual, agender, queer, non-heterosexual and non-binary/gender non-conforming identifying graduates (amongst the many identities within the LGBTQIA+ community). This event celebrates the achievements and persistence of graduates with underrepresented gender and sexual identities, centering LGBTQIA+ students and alumni. The ceremony is free to students and guests. 

Graduating particpatnts receiving degrees at all levels in December 2021, May 2022, and August 2022 should RSVP here:


All other supportive guests are not required to RSVP.

Thursday, May 12 at 3:00 PM to 5:00 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

Gender and Sexuality Resource Center (GSRC)
Contact Name

Molly B. Holmes, director, Gender and Sexuality Resource Center

Contact Email or Phone

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