Rainbow Graduation 2023

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Rainbow Graduation featuring Jalessah Jackson, May 11, 12-2pm

Rainbow Graduation Ceremony 2023

The 16th Annual LGBTQ2S & Allied Graduation Celebration hosted by LGBTQ+ Resource Center

Thursday, May 11, 2023, 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Happening in person, at the Stevie Eller Dance Theatre!

This festive end-of-the-year celebration will provide personal recognition for the achievements of LGBTQ2S (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer, Two-spirit) at UArizona. Rainbow Graduation is open to all 2023 graduating undergraduates, graduates, or professional school students to show their fabulous wildcat pride!

If you would like to be recognized in Rainbow Graduation 2023 Celebration, please click the above link to sign up today. You will be asked the following information (although not all is required!)

  1. Your name as you'd like it to appear in the presentation
  2. Major(s)
  3. Graduating degree(s)
  4. Your favorite quotation
  5. Any leadership positions you have held 
  6. Photo for the slideshow!

Please fill out the form by April 29th by 5pm (or sooner if you can)! Please make sure to include all of the requested information!

If you have any questions or need to follow up with any information, please email us at ualgbtq@gmail.com

Rainbow Graduation Awards Nominations

During Rainbow graduation, we take the time recognize folks from all over campus for the generous contributions and commitments to LGBTQ+2S students at the University of Arizona.  Award winners are selected from your nominations by a group of dedicated LGBTQ Center staff! Click the link above for more information and to nominate someone today. The categories are as follow: 

  1. Fabulous Faculty Award
    This is a professor, instructor, or advisor that goes above and beyond to support LGBTQ+ students
  2. Staff Member of the Year Award
    This is a university staff member that goes above and beyond to support LGBTQ+ students.
  3. Queer Icon of the Year Award
    This is a STUDENT whose leadership, values, and friendship make them stand out among peers.
  4. Queer Legend of the Year Award 
    This is a STUDENT ACTIVIST who has made ripples in organizing efforts for LGBTQ+ students
  5. Intern of the Year
    This is a Pride Alliance intern who has shown outstanding passion, interest, and leadership throughout the internship.