Community Graduation Celebrations

International Student Graduation Reception

The International Student Graduation Reception 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. The event immediately follows Commencement.

Latine & Caribbean Graduation & Awards Ceremony

During the Latine and Caribbean Graduation & Awards Ceremony, the Latine, Hispanic, and Caribbean community comes together to celebrate the contributions of graduating students. Students offer words of wisdom to fellow students and stoles are placed on students by loved ones to wear during the larger Dartmouth graduation ceremony. The event takes place the Saturday of Commencement weekend.

Lavender Graduation

Lavender Graduation is the closing event for PRIDE Month at Dartmouth 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 event takes place earlier in the spring term during Pride.

Lorna C. Hill Black Graduation

Formerly known as the Black Baccalaureate, The Lorna C Hill, '73 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 event typically takes place the Friday of Senior Week/Graduation Weekend.

Pan Asian Family Reception

During the Pan Asian Family Reception, students and their families come together to recognize the contributions of graduates and celebrate the completion of their undergraduate degree. The event takes place during Commencement weekend.