Lavender Graduation

Lavender Graduation is an annual ceremony conducted on numerous campuses to honor lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer students and to acknowledge their achievements and contributions to their universities.


Please register for the UCLA 2019 Lavender Graduation here: Link coming soon

Registration deadline to receive rainbow stole: TBD

Registration deadline to participate in ceremony: TBD

Tentative Program

Date and Time: TBD

Sequence of Events:

  • 1. Welcome
  • 2. Keynote Address
  • 3. 2019-2020 Highlights
  • 4. Presentation of Awards
  • 5. LGBTQ Studies Minor Certificates
  • 6. Student Speaker
  • 7. Presentation of Graduates (PhD, Masters, & Bachelors)
  • 8. Closing Remarks
  • 9. Refreshments


Getting to UCLA

For those who are flying, Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is the closest airport to UCLA.

To get to UCLA from LAX:

Option 1: Driving your own car or rental, you can find driving directions to UCLA from anywhere on UCLA's Maps, Directions & Parking page.

Option 2: Use a ride-sharing service like Lyft or Uber.


If you are driving to UCLA and plan to park your vehicle on a campus structure you will need a parking permit. Parking Structure #5 is the closest structure to Korn Convocation Hall at Anderson School of Managment. All day parking passes can be purchased at kiosks for $12.


This year's keynote speaker is TBD.

Explore Previous Keynote Speakers (Coming Soon)

Volunteer or Donate

Volunteer Opportunities

There are many ways to volunteer for Lavender Graduation!

  • To join the 2019 Lavender Graduation Planning Committee, please email Liz Lopez at
  • To volunteer to help at the Lavender Graduation ceremony, sign up at: Coming Soon!


Would you like to congratulate UCLA LGBTQ graduates through advertising in our program booklet?

You can fill out an order form at: Coming Soon!


Nominate yourself or a friend for an award or apply for a scholarship! See the Student Awards page below to read about each award. To submit an award nomination, please visit link coming soon.

Explore Student Awards

The UCLA LGBT CRC also offers one award for an outstanding faculty member and one award for an outstanding student organization.

Has a faculty member made a large impact in your life and/or the UCLA LGBTQ community? Nominate them for the Outstanding Faculty Award at link coming soon.

Has your organization fostered community and furthered the inclusion of LGBTQ people on campus? Nominate them for the LGBTQ Student Organization of the Year award at link coming soon.