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Lavender Graduation

Time/Date: 4:00pm - May 1, 2019
Olpin Student Union Theater
Followed by a Dessert Social in the Union Den

Graduating students must register by April 22, 2019!

Lavender Graduation is an annual ceremony conducted on numerous campuses to honor graduating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, and Asexual students. At the University of Utah, Lavender Graduation is traditionally held the week of general commencement to acknowledge LGBTQIA* student achievements and contributions to the University of Utah. Students graduating Fall 2018-Summer 2019, undergraduate and graduate, are invited to take part in the celebration.

*Indicates a required field.
  1. Chosen and/or preferred names welcome.
  2. Chosen and/or preferred names welcome.

  3. Example: Marisol "Ma-ree-SOLE"
  4. Example: Salinas "Saa-lEEn-aas"
  5. Please enter your phone number in the following format 555-555-5555. We will only use this number to contact you about Lavender Graduation related matters. We will not share your phone number with anyone else.
  6. Example: B.A. in Gender Studies; Master in Education; B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with Minor in Russian; PhD in Sociology, etc.
  7. Would you like to give brief remarks at the ceremony to give thanks to those who have helped you on your journey to graduation, to share a favorite U of U memory, to share best wishes with other graduates, etc.? If you check yes, we will invite you to speak during the Graduate Remarks portion of the ceremony.

Questions or Concerns? Contact: 801-587-7973

*The University of Utah seeks to provide equal access to its programs, services and activities for people with disabilities. If you will need accommodations for this event, please email ( or call (801-587-7973) the LGBT Resource and we will work with the Center for Disability Services (162 Union) to make arrangements for accommodations.

Last Updated: 3/6/19