All graduates from the Class of 2020 are invited to register and take part in these joyous celebrations.
Graduating students are required to register online to take part in the celebration. Registration is open and will close on Monday, May 11 at midnight. Please note we cannot accept registrations past May 11th because of tight turnarounds related to communication, recording, and marketing deadlines.
Wednesday, June 17th 6 pm CDT
Lavender Graduation is an inspiring and affirming ceremony co-sponsored with Northwestern University Pride Alumni Club (NUPAC) that celebrates the achievements of graduating students in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, queer, intersex, asexual and ally community from Northwestern University.
All students who participate will receive a rainbow tassel and stole to wear with their academic regalia during commencement activities and will be invited to join the NUPAC.
The Joy: NU's Black Congratulatory
Thursday, June 18th 1 pm CDT
The Journey of Our Years, or The JOY, is our way of recognizing and celebrating all of NU's Black graduates. While the event has a special emphasis on our undergraduates, participation is open to any and all NU graduates who might want to participate.
Thursday, June 18th 6:30 pm CDT
The Latinx Congratulatory is our way of recognizing and celebrating the accomplishments of Northwestern's Latinx graduates. While the event has a special emphasis on our undergraduates, participation is open to any and all graduates who identify with the Hispanic/Latinx community.