Lavender Graduation for Graduating LGBTQ+ Students

LGBTQIA+ students who are graduating this spring, or who graduated in December 2020, are eligible to participate in our virtual quad-college Lavender Graduation Ceremony on Thursday, April 22nd from 7:00-8:00pm!

Lavender Graduation is sponsored by the FM Area LGBTQ+ College Alliance and celebrates the achievements of graduating LGBTQ+ college students from quad-college institutions. Students may be from any FM area college or university to participate (Concordia, M State, MSUM, or NDSU). Students who participate will be mailed a lavender cord and gift honoring their achievement following the ceremony.

The deadline to sign up for the ceremony is Friday, April 16th by 5:00pm. Students can register here:

Those who register will be sent an invitation along with more information such as the featured speaker, Zoom ID, and how to invite guests. Supportive faculty, staff, administrators, community partners, and family are welcome to attend and show their pride for our graduating students!

Questions? Contact Dana Bisignani (she/her), Coordinator fo Gender & Sexuality, at (218) 477-4973 or