Recognition Ceremonies

2024 Campus Recognition Ceremonies

Doctoral Reception

Doctoral candidates, advisors and guests, immediately following the close of the Doctoral Hooding ceremony on Thursday, May 9.

Thursday, May 9, 2024: immediately after the Doctoral Hooding ceremony in the Mandela Room

First Generation Graduation Celebration & Cording Ceremony

First-gen cords are provided to you at no cost thanks to the generous support from the Division of Student Affairs! Guest appearances by University officials, first-gen alumni and fellow graduating students, first-gen faculty/staff, and BFirst Mentors. Air high-fives, appetizers, celebration cake, applause, words of wisdom, and of course, warmth and laughter!

Thursday, May 2, 2024: 1p.m. - 3p.m. in the Mandela Room

RSVP required by April 22 - Click here to RSVP

Lavender Celebration

If you identify within the LGBTQ+ community and have graduated in Fall 2023 or anticipate graduating in Spring 2024 or Summer 2024, you can bring up to 2 guests with you to the event. Brunch themed appetizers will be provided.

Saturday, April 27, 2024: 10:30am - 12:30pm in Old Union Hall

RSVP required - Click here to RSVP