On Friday, April 27, 2018, VCU will host its seventh annual Lavender Graduation, a ceremony that celebrates the achievements of graduating gender and sexual orientation minority students and their allies.

All students who participate receive a rainbow cord to wear with their academic regalia during Commencement activities and are invited to join the LGBT and Allies Alumni Chapter.

For more information, contact the Lavender Graduation Committee at lavgrad@vcu.edu.


To participate, please register by Monday, April 23, 2018. December 2017, May 2018 and August 2018 graduates and their guests are invited to attend.

Ceremony and Reception: Friday, April 27, 2018, 6-8 p.m., Academic Learning Commons, Room 1107 (Ceremony) and Lobby (Reception)



  • Office of Multicultural Student Affairs
  • University Student Commons and Activities
  • Residential Life and Housing
  • Division for Inclusive Excellence
  • University Counseling Services
  • VCU Health
  • Equality VCU
  • Equity and Access Services
Allied Partners
Division of Student Affairs
Office of the Provost