Lavender Graduation is an annual ceremony conducted on numerous campuses to honor lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and ally students and to acknowledge their achievements and contributions to the University.

Graduating students, including undergraduates and graduates, are invited to take part in the celebration, which occurs each year the week prior to university-wide commencement events.  This event is open to LGBTQ+ and ally undergraduate and graduate students who will commence in Spring 2023.

Students must apply by Tuesday, May 2nd in order to attend this event. The application via Qualtrics can be accessed here. For more information regarding Lavender Graduation, please visit the webpage on the Galerstein Gender Center website here.

Student Union (SU), SU Artemis Hall
2601 N Floyd Rd Richardson, TX 75080

Galerstein Community Center
Alexander Leyva
(972) 883-6566

UTD strives to create inclusive and accessible events in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you require an accommodation to fully participate in this event, please contact the event coordinator (listed above) at least 10 business days prior to the event. If you have any additional questions, please email and the AccessAbility Resource Center at

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