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Lavender Graduation Celebration

Join Institutional Inclusive Excellence for Student Initiatives (IIE-SI) for our Unity Graduation!

This graduation strives to provide a sense of community through an intersectional approach of solidarity and inclusivity. More importantly, IIE-SI recognizes the academic achievements and contributions of underrepresend students at Texas State which include communities of Black students, LGBTQiA students, Indiginous/Native American students, Veteran students students of color and students of underrepresented religious/spiritual communities. 

Stoles/cords for the following are available:

  • Multicultural
  • LGBTQiA
  • Veteran

How to Participate:

Video Upload Guidelines

Instructions to Submit Video/Photos:

  • Record a video HORIZONTALLY with your device or social media platform (up to 30 seconds but no longer) or choose no more than 4 photos to create a video photo montage ( no longer than 30 seconds)
    • The background of your video should be appropriate for an audience of all ages:
      • Preferably a solid color wall background of your choice
    • Please make sure to speak clearly, LOUDLY and that your voice can be heard well
    • There should be no music in the background so that you can be heard clearly
    • You are encouraged to wear your commencement regalia (cap and gown)
    • If you will not be wearing your regalia, please wear a shirt that has a Texas State University name or logo.
    • Please do not use captions as they will be included during video editing
  • You may be creative with the video, but please abstain from using props that will obstruct/ block your face from being visible
  • Videos with inappropriate language or imagery will be excluded
  • Save to your device.
  • Label file with net id and graduation type (MC=Multicultural, LV=Lavender, VET=Veterans
    • Example: exp122LV
  • It is also easier to save video to your phone or your device and then submit via the file upload link below
  • If you are not submitting a video or using a social media platform, attach your photos.
  • Feel free to use full creativity range when creating their video. Let the video showcase who you are!

Make this moment memorable and fun for your classmates!

Students may consider some of the following prompts to speak on or include:

  • A word of gratitude to family or loved ones.
  • Reflection on their time at Texas State. You can include quotes or valuable lessons learned from faculty, staff and students.
  • Share what this accomplishment means to you
  • Share what does the spirit of being a Bobcat mean to you especially during this time of change.

Pick Up Cords/stoles, Certificates and Photo:

Texas State Main Campus:

Student Diversity and Inclusion
700 Student Center Drive

Monday - Friday--8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

LBJ Student Center, Suite 2-2.0 (2nd Floor)
San Marcos, Texas 78666

Phone: 512-245-2278

Round Rock Campus:

Student Affairs-Round Rock, Avery Building 265

Monday - Thursday -- 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Contact: LaTonya Henry, Supervisor at Round Rock Campus

Email: LH17@txstate.edu

Phone: 512-716-4025


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