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May 2023

Blue background with two photos in the top right corner of students in lavender graduation cords

registration information for the 2023 lavender graduation ceremony

Lavender Graduation

Thursday, May 4

4:30:00 PM – 6:30:00 PM

The Inn at Ole Miss

Registration link:

Graduates intending to participate must register by April 20th. Guests and other attendees need not register. 

Lavender Graduation is a cultural celebration that recognizes the achievements and contributions of LGBTQIA+ students who have successfully navigated the college experience. Undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students graduating in 2023 (May, August and December) are welcome to register for the ceremony, at which they will be honored with lavender cords and remarks from faculty, staff, and students. A casual reception will follow. Graduates are welcome to invite family, friends, faculty, staff, alums, and continuing students.

Center for Inclusion and Cross Cultural Engagement and Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies