Frequently Asked Questions
Why should I participate in Lavender Graduation?
This ceremony will acknowledge and celebrate your accomplishments and contributions to the UGA community, and serve as a farewell from the LGBT Resource Center.
Who can attend Lavender Graduation?
Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend. In the past, faculty, staff, alumni, students, and friends and family of graduates have all attended. If you plan on attending, please RSVP here.
Is this an actual graduation ceremony?
No. This is a celebration of graduates’ accomplishments. It is held weeks prior to the university’s commencement ceremony.
Do I have to identify as LGBTQ to attend or participate?
No. Lavender Graduation will celebrate the accomplishments of LGBTQ and ally students. All are welcome to attend.
Do I have to graduate this spring to participate?
No. If you graduated in December 2012, or plan to graduate in May, August, or December 2013, you may participate.
What should I wear to the ceremony?
Historically, students have worn attire ranging from business casual to cap and gowns.
Do I need tickets to attend?
No. Tickets are not required.
Do I need to RSVP to attend?
We strongly encourage you to RSVP so that we can adequately accommodate all guests and graduates.
How do I get to the Memorial Hall Ballroom?
Memorial Hal is adjacent to Sanford Stadium and across the street from the UGA Bookstore. The Ballroom is located on the second floor of Memorial Hall. Please use this site for directions to Memorial Hall. This map highlights parking on campus. Visitor parking is highlighted in green stripes.
For more information about Lavender Graduation, contact us at email@example.com.