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Lavender Graduation

April 22, 2024, from 6:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m in Student Union 340


Lavender Graduation centers LGBTQIA+ and allied graduating students and their accomplishments while attending UNC Charlotte. Graduates will receive a lavender graduation cord and a certificate to mark their achievements. 

*This celebration recognizes all 2024 graduates (Spring, Summer, and Fall 2024 Semester). There will not be celebration events in the Summer or Fall semesters. 

If you have questions please contact Chelsea Ortiz ( or Mary-Catherine Berger ( 

Graduating student with medium length dark hair. Wearing a purple dress holding a graduation certificate and LGBTQ+ Pride Flag.
Graduating Student Registration

Registration for the 2024 Lavender Graduation has closed. If you have any questions please contact Chelsea Ortiz (she/her) at 

A group of 20 students on stage after graduation.
Student Keynote Speaker

The Office of Identity, Equity, and Engagement is seeking nominations for a student keynote speaker. Students must be graduating in 2024 and participating in Lavender Graduation. Student Keynote Speaker applications have closed.