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DDCE Virtual Graduation Celebrations

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We raise our horns to all spring 2020 graduates who have worked hard and persevered during this challenging, unprecedented time. Below is a listing of virtual commencement celebrations that honor our remarkable graduating seniors. Good luck to all our graduates and hook ‘em!

Fore more information on the university-wide commencement ceremony, happening via webcast on Saturday, May 23, go to this site.


Lavender Graduation

image of lavender graduation posterThe Gender and Sexuality Center (GSC) and several co-hosts present Lavender Graduation, a special ceremony that honors the achievements of graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex and asexual students on campus. Free care packages including a rainbow stole, a virtual rainbow cupcake and UT swag will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis. More information here.

When: Wednesday, May 20, 4-5:30 p.m.

Weblink: The GSC website and Facebook Live via the GSC Facebook page.

Disability Graduation

image of text Services for Students with Disabilities and several campus partners are co-hosting the inaugural Disability Graduation, a celebration honoring graduates with disabilities. More information here.

When: Wednesday, May 20, 2 p.m.

Weblink: To be provided on the SSD website and Facebook page.


Black Graduation Package Open Day

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The Multicultural Engagement Center (MEC) will be celebrating 2020 graduates with free care packages (provided on a first-come-first-serve basis) including stoles, tumblers and a Black Longhorn lapel pin. Throughout Package Open Day, photos and videos of students with their free gifts will be featured online. More information here.

Hashtag: #UTBlackGrad2020

When: Thursday, May 21

Weblink: The MEC website and  The Black Graduation website.

First-Gen Longhorns Celebrations

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The Multicultural Engagement Center (MEC) and several campus partners are celebrating First-Gen Longhorn graduates online. The website will feature photos of graduates with their free stoles and UT swag.

Hashtag: #UTFirstGenGrad

Weblink: The First-Gen Longhorns website

Information Coming Soon for Latinx Graduation

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Free care packages (provided on a first-come-first-serve basis) are also in the works for students participating in Latinx Graduation. Visit the MEC website and Facebook page for updates.

Hashtag: #UTLatinxGrad