Lavender Ceremony

The ceremony is an annual celebration conducted on numerous campuses to honor lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual students and to acknowledge their achievements and contributions to the college.

Wednesday, May 24, 2023 | 1:00 p.m. | Alum House Buchner & Buchner Patio
*Private event for participating graduating seniors and their guests

Those who participate in the Lavender Ceremony will receive the lavender cord, which serves as a recognition of their achievements and symbol of their overall journey at Goucher.

The Lavender Ceremony recognizes LGBTQ+  students of all races and ethnicities and acknowledges their achievements and contributions to the university as students who survived the college experience. During the ceremony students share their hopes and dreams with one another, recognized for their leadership and their successes and achievements.


If you are a graduating senior who is interested in participating in any of our Affinity Graduation Ceremonies, please sign up using the form below by Monday, April 24, 2023.


Lavender Ceremony May 2022

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