Office of Diversity & Inclusion

Multicultural Graduation Celebrations

Congratulations to the Class of 2018!

In addition to our University Commencement Ceremonies for your Academic Department(s), you are also invited to participate in our Multicultural Graduation Celebrations, which will take place on:

Wednesday, May 16
Veteran Graduation Celebration
7 p.m.
Performing Arts Center, Room 144

Reception immediately following at the PAC Courtyard.

Thursday, May 17
Asian & Pacific Islander Graduation Celebration
7 p.m.
Performing Arts Center, Room 144

Reception immediately following at the PAC Courtyard.

Saturday, May 19
Latinx Graduation Celebration (LGC)
1 p.m.
Laxson Auditorium (tickets required)

Livestream and simulcast options will be available. Reception immediately following on the Ayres Hall lawn.

Interested seniors: The 2018 Latino Graduation Celebration (LGC) application has not yet opened, please check back later.

Saturday, May 19
Black Graduation Celebration
2 p.m.
Performing Arts Center, Room 144

Reception immediately following at the PAC Courtyard.

If you would like to participate in the Black Graduation Ceremony, please register (PDF) and pay.

Sunday, May 20
Lavender Graduation Celebration
1 p.m.
Zingg Recital Hall

Reception immediately following at the PAC Courtyard.

These celebrations provide an opportunity to acknowledge your academic achievements, honor your family, friends, and other significant people who have helped you achieve this amazing accomplishment. The ceremonies are open to all students who would like to sign up and participate.


"The fireworks begin today. Each diploma is a lighted match, each one of you is a fuse." – Ed Koch