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Lavender Graduation

April 26, 2023, 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 2023 graduates (Spring, Summer, and Fall Semester). There will not be celebration events in the Summer or Fall semesters. 

If you have questions please contact Chelsea Ortiz ( or Jay Edwards ( 

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

Undergraduate and graduate students who are graduating from UNC Charlotte in 2023 (any semester) who wish to participate in Lavender Graduation (receive a chord and certificate) please register here by April 17th.

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 2023 and participating in Lavender Graduation. Student Keynote Speaker applications are due by 5pm on April 17th,.

Pastel flowers in a vase with a LGBTQ+ Pride Flag.
Guest Registration

Guest of graduating students please RSVP here by 5 pm April 17, 2023.