2020 Virtual Celebration Events

Wednesday, May 13

7 p.m.
Distinguished Senior Awards

Awards are presented to outstanding members of the senior class. The link to the event has been shared with award winners and their families.

Thursday, May 14

4-6 p.m.
Lavender Graduation Celebration

Lavender Graduation is held at many universities across the nation and began when a queer woman, Ronni Sanlo, was prohibited from attending her children’s graduations because of her sexual orientation. Lavender Graduation celebrations offer a space for students to celebrate their accomplishments in a supportive space that acknowledges their identities and the identities of their loved ones.

Friday, May 15

1:30–3:30 p.m.
Black and Brown Joy: A Graduation Celebration

A special celebration for graduating students of color.

Saturday, May 16

10 a.m.
Phi Beta Kappa Induction Ceremony

This event is for Phi Beta Kappa inductees and their guests.

4:30 p.m.
Baccalaureate

Baccalaureate is a multi-faith celebration and an occasion to affirm the core values of our students and the university.

View the Baccalaureate Video

Sunday, May 17

Noon to 2 p.m.
Virtual Department Open Houses, Online

Meet and greet with the faculty. Virtual meeting links will be sent to the students and posted to the open house schedule on Sunday, May 17, if available.

2:30 p.m.
Online Celebration

Join us for a special video to help you celebrate commencement at home. (Video will be posted to the main College of Liberal Arts page at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday.)


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