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 2024 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 2024 Congratulatory

  • Date: Friday, May 10, 2024
  • Time: 1:00-3:00 pm
  • Location: Illini Union Ballroom (2nd Floor Ballrooms)

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