On Friday, April 26, 2019, VCU will host its eighth 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 Thursday, April 18, 2019. December 2018, May 2019 and August 2019 graduates and their guests are invited to attend.

Ceremony and Reception: Friday, April 26, 2019, 6-8 p.m., Academic Learning Commons, Room 1107 (Ceremony) and Lobby (Reception)




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