Lavender Congratulatory


Lavender Congratulatory with Block I and GSRC icon with multicolor, patterned circles

Lavender Congratulatory is an annual celebration of our LGBTQIA+, non-binary, and GNC graduating students. Both undergraduate and graduate students are invited to this celebration and we also invite graduates from Spring/Summer/Fall 2023 to join us. The Lavender Congratulatory is part of a national movement that honors the achievements of our Queer+ students and the contributions they make to university campuses across the country.

Spring 2023 Congratulatory

  • Date: May 12, 2023
  • Time: 1:00-3:00 pm
  • Location: Illini Union Ballroom

Register for Lavender Congratulatory!

Included in your registration will be a stole and/or cord based on your involvement with LGBTQIA+ leadership efforts around our university community. We also encourage individuals to invite friends and family, however that may look for you. This year, in order to receive your stole and/or cord you must attend the Lavender Congratulatory, if there are any extenuating circumstances you can contact the GSRC directly via email at

Student Planning Committee

Interested in helping plan and organize the event? Join our student planning committee.

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