The Lavender Reception celebrates the achievements of graduating students who identify with the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community at UB.
This spring's Lavender Reception is intended for students whose graduation term is:
If you will not complete your graduation requirements by the end of the spring semester but would still like to participate in the Lavender Reception, you may do so as long as you will be completing your degree by the end of 2019.
Registration for this event is separate and different from applying for graduation (degree) or registering for a degree conferral (commencement) ceremony.
Students who wish to participate in the Lavender Reception must register online. Registration deadline: April 30. Questions? Please call the Intercultural & Diversity Center at (716) 645-2434.
At this reception, graduates will receive a small gift and a rainbow tassel which they may wear to their commencement ceremony.
Business casual attire is appropriate. Cap, gown and hood are NOT worn at this reception.
If you have a disability that impacts your ability to participate in this event, please note your needs and what accommodations you require when you register for the ceremony. The coordinator of this ceremony will contact you to discuss and finalize your accommodations. If the coordinator does not contact you at least two weeks before the ceremony, please contact the coordinator directly.
Please see the Accessibility for Guests page.
Please arrive by 2:45 p.m. and bring your UB student ID card with you.
Admission tickets are not required for guests of this event. Suggested arrival is 2:45 p.m.
The Guest Info section of this website has all the information your guests need to know about directions and parking, seating (including seating for children and infants), accessibility and visiting campus.
The name of each graduate participating in this reception will be announced.
Student Union, UB North Campus