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Lavender Graduation

Are you graduating from Marquette in 2021 and hold a gender, romantic, and/or sexual minority identity? We'd love to recognize and honor you!  You're invited to participate in our Lavender Graduation Ceremony.  Registrants will be awared a lavender honor cord, provided a photo op corner in our Resource Center for their use, and recognized at our virtual ceremony.

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In recognition of 2021 queer graduates, the Lavender Graduation ceremony will be held virtually on Thursday May 6 at 5pm. Cords will be available to pick up in the LGBTQ+ Resource Center [AMU 140] from April 26th through May 5th before our ceremony.  


  • Lavender Graduates
  • Support the Ceremony
  • Submit Lav Grad Affirmation

The deadline to register is Friday, April 23, 2021. If you register after this date, a cord cannot be guaranteed, however, we still encourage you to register and attend. 

Registration for Lavender Graduates

Reserve your spot to attend and support our Lavender Graduation. Staff, faculty, students, alumni, community members, friends, and family welcome.

Sign up to attend and support the ceremony

To recognize and support our graduating seniors who are part of the LGBTQ+ community, please submit a motivational phrase, words of good luck, and other affirmations to be included in recognition to them.

Submit well-wishes here


Visit the Center for Engagement and Inclusion to learn more about their Unity Graduation!