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Graduations and Award Ceremonies

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Graduating students have an opportunity to participate in one of OPAL's graduation and awards ceremonies. Join us as we celebrate the accomplishments of our graduating students!

  • The PRIDE Banquet and Lavender Graduation is the closing event for PRIDE week and serves as a celebration and recognition of the contributions of current students to the Dartmouth LGBTQIA+ community. Graduating students are honored with rainbow tassels and have their accomplishments celebrated.

  • The Lorna C Hill, '73 Black Graduation and Awards Celebration is a culminating recognition celebration for graduating seniors who identify as part of the Black community. During the Stole Ceremony students are initiated into the Black Alumni of Dartmouth Association (BADA), and stoles are received by students to wear during the campus-wide official graduation ceremony.

  • The First Generation Low Income Commencement Celebration celebrates First Generation students at the culmination of their Undergraduate career. A time for celebration with friends, family and community, students come together to applaud each other, look towards the future, and reflect on their First Gen experiences.

  • During the ┬íSi Se Pudo! Latinx Graduation Ceremony the community comes together to celebrate the contributions of graduating seniors. Seniors offer words of advice to fellow students and stoles are awarded to wear during graduation.

  • The International Student Graduation Luncheon offers students, their families, and other loved ones an opportunity to celebrate graduating students' accomplishments together before they return to their respective communities and countries.

  • During the Pan Asian Family Reception, the Pan Asian community and their families come together to recognize the contributions of graduates and the celebrate the completion of their undergraduate degree.


Last Updated: 7/3/17