Lavender Graduation Ceremony

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Lavender Graduation is a special ceremony that honors the achievements of graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and ally students on campus.

When: Wednesday, May 14; 4:00- 7:30 p.m.
Where: Student Activity Center Ballroom. Reception to follow immediately afterwards in the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center, in the Connally Ballroom.

Please RSVP online.

For questions, please contact the Gender and Sexuality Center at [email protected] or 512-232-1831.

Submitted by Madeline Chauvin

Commencement Celebrations

Graduating MPAs, please note that there are Commencement celebrations coming up, not just the MPA-specific ceremony.

The Great Texas Exit

The Texas Exes will host their annual “Great Texas Exit” on Commencement weekend.

The Great Texas Exit is a FREE open house for graduates and their families  There will be a complimentary champagne toast and snacks will be provided.

With unique Longhorn decor, special appearances (by Bevo, Hook’em, and Smokey the Cannon), a fantastic central campus location, and food and drink, the Great Texas Exit is the perfect place to celebrate your journey and raise a glass to the future!

Where: Etter-Harbin Alumni Center, 2110 San Jacinto Blvd (across from the football stadium)
When: Friday, May 17, 2013, 10:00 a.m. – 7:00  p.m.
Saturday, May 18, 2013, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
More details: https://www.texasexes.org/get-involved/great-texas-exit.aspx

For questions, please contact Katie Lauck at [email protected].

Submitted by Madeline Chauvin

Lavender Graduation Ceremony

Lavender Graduation is a special ceremony that honors the achievements of graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and ally students on campus.

When: Wednesday, May 15 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Where: Student Activity Center Ballroom. Reception to follow immediately afterwards in the UT Alumni Center.

The participation RSVP deadline was May 1.  Although the deadline has passed, you can still check with UT’s Gender and Sexuality Center to see if you can be added. The deadline to RSVP as a guest is May 10. For information about RSVPing please go to the Lavender Graduation Facebook event page.

UT Libraries Graduation Celebration

The University of Texas Libraries invites the University of Texas Class of 2013 graduates, their families and friends to stop by the Perry-Castañeda Library on May 17 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. for cake and punch as your accomplishments are celebrated.  The celebration is a come and go event, which will be held in the UFCU Student Commons on the entry level to PCL.

PCL will have plenty of air conditioned space for the graduates and families to enjoy while having their refreshments in addition receiving materials and information for alumni.  There will also be a special photo booth.

For more information, please contact Gregory S. Perrin, Chief Development Officer,  at [email protected] or 512-495-4349.

UT-wide Ceremony

The UT-wide Commencement ceremony will be on Saturday May 18, beginning at 8:00 p.m., with a concert beforehand.  As a reminder, graduating students do need tickets.
For questions regarding the MPA Commencement ceremony on Friday May 17, please contact [email protected].

Submitted by Madeline Chauvin

Lavender Graduation Ceremony

Lavender Graduation is a special ceremony that honors the achievements of graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and ally students on campus.

When: Wednesday, May 15; 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Where: Student Activity Center Ballroom. Reception to follow immediately afterwards in the UT Alumni Center.

The participation RSVP deadline is May 1.  The deadline to RSVP as a guest is May 10. For information about RSVPing please go to the Lavender Graduation Facebook event page.

For questions, please contact the Gender and Sexuality Center at [email protected] or 512-232-1831.

Submitted by Madeline Chauvin

Lavendar Graduation Ceremony

May, August, and December 2012 graduates are invited to participate in the Lavender Graduation ceremony, which honors the achievements of graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and ally students on campus.

Wednesday, May 16
4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Student Activity Center Ballroom
Reception immediately following in the UT Alumni Center

RSVP: http://www.utexas.edu/diversity/ddce/gsc/forms/lavenderform.php

The published April 23 deadline to RSVP has passed but I called and checked- you can still RSVP if you do it soon. You will not receive a confirmation so if you want to make sure that the response went through you need to call the Gender and Sexuality Center at 232-1831 to confirm.

For more information: http://www.utexas.edu/diversity/ddce/gsc/lavendergrad.php

Submitted by Madeline Chauvin