Lavender Graduation

Lavender Graduation celebrates the accomplishments and achievements of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer and ally undergraduate and graduate students. Colleges and universities across the United States participate in celebrations like this for the last 20 years. Please join us in celebrating our graduates, scholarship recipients, and annual award winners.

If you have any questions, please contact us at

Lavender Graduation butterflies and lavender field

Lavender Graduation 2023

Thursday, May 4th 2023 
Lory Student Center Theater | Doors Open at 5:30 PM | Livestream Available Here!

Light appetizers and refreshments will be served | All guests & graduates need to RSVP below

2023 Theme: Reach for the Stars!
As we bring this 2022-2023 academic year to a close, we celebrate the accomplishments and milestones of our LGBTQ+ community here at CSU. Our shared universe holds limitless opportunities, so graduates, as you venture into the great unknown, always reach for the stars, and May The Fourth Be With You.

Are you graduating in Spring 2023 or Summer 2023?
 We want to celebrate you! Graduates can submit their RSVP form below to receive their Lavender Graduation regalia regardless of their attendance at Lav Grad or their involvement in the Pride Resource Center.

Lavender Graduation Awards

Each year at Lavender Graduation, we recognize our Annual Awards through the Pride Resource Center.

To see our award descriptions, submit nominations, and view previous, click the link below.

Award Nominations Are Open Now and close on April 10th, 2023

Learn More About Our Awards

Lavender Graduation RSVP

The RSVP form is now open and will close on May 1st, 2023.