COVID-19 Updated Plans
Hey Black graduates! We hope that you are doing well and taking care of yourselves during these unprecedented and uncertain times! The Black Graduation Planning Committee is working hard to make sure we continue the 25-year legacy of celebrating UT’s Black Graduates.
Black Graduation Bundle
Although we will no longer be celebrating in person due to COVID-19, we are now offering free Black Graduation Bundles so you can celebrate at home. The first 230 students to register by May 1st will receive a bundle at no cost, which includes a 2020 graduation stole, small tumbler and Black Longhorn lapel pin. Click here to register for your Black Graduation bundle.
Note: If you registered for Black Grad before it was canceled, Brandelyn Flunder will be reaching out to you regarding refunds.
Package Open Day
Package open day will be Thursday, May 21st. On this day, we want you to open your Black Graduation Bundles, take a photo with the gifts inside and post your photos to social using #UTBlackGrad20
Graduation, Professional & Baby photos
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About Black Graduation
Black Graduation is an annual program that gives graduates the chance to commemorate and cherish all the accomplishments, memories, and challenges throughout their college years. Furthermore, it is an occasion for parents and families of graduates to meet with Black faculty and staff to gain a greater insight on the journey of their students.
Give Back to Black
Please consider making a donation to Afrikan American Affairs for their various programs that benefit the Black community including: New Black Student Weekend, From Us For Us Scholarship & BBQ, and Black Graduation. All proceeds will go towards Afrikan American programming. Pledges can be made for future donations or you can make a one time gift now at our giving page. Please place the program that you are contributing to in the notes section.
Afrikan American Affairs is an agency within the Multicultural Engagement Center. We strive to provide support, enrichment services, and leadership development to Black students on campus, those in the greater Black community as well as anyone interested in Black culture.
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