Lavender Congratulatory

About Lavender Congratulatory

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 Lavendar 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. 

When is Lavender Congratulatory?

May 12, 2023

1:00 - 3:00pm

Illini Union Ballroom

Register for Lavender Congratulatory here!

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 extenuanting circumstances you can contact the GSRC directly via email at

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