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Congratulatories

Every year, the Multicultural Student Affairs host a series of congratulatory celebrations to celebrate the accomplishments of our students.  Graduates along with their families and friends are invited to register and take part in these joyous celebrations.  

Graduating students are required to complete this online form to register.  The form will allow graduates to select more than one congratulatory.   The deadline to register is Friday, May 10, 2019. Registration will be live soon.

Looking for Volunteers

We are looking for 1st, 2nd and 3rd-year students to join the planning committee. If you are interested in volunteering on a planning committee for any celebration please email msa@northwestern.edu

Lavender Graduation

  • Tuesday, June 18, 2019
  • 4:30-6:30 PM
  • Guild Lounge

Lavender Graduation is an inspiring and affirming ceremony co-sponsored with Northwestern University Gay and Lesbian Alumni (NUGALA) 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 NUGALA.

Registration for Seniors

Registration closed on May 10th. Event is at capacity. 

students at lavender graduation
a student receiving his stole at JOY

The Joy: NU's Black Congratulatory

Thursday, June 20, 2019 @ 1:00 PM

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.

Registration for Seniors

Registration closed on May 10th. Event is at capacity. 

Latinx Congratulatory

Thursday, June 20, 2019 @ 6:30 PM

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.

Registration for Seniors

Registration closed on May 10th. Event is at capacity. 

student celebrating with family
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