Graduate Send-off Celebrations
Our Send-off celebrations are designed to provide culturally-affirming, community-based ceremonies for graduating students who belong to one or more marginalized community. All are welcome to attend and join us in celebrating our communities' graduates.
Registration for our graduate send-off celebrations are now live!
All CCEI Graduate Send-Off Celebration
Wednesday, April 19th, 2023 | 5 - 7PM | Lundring Events Center
This celebration will honor all BIPoC and LGBTQ+ graduates for their achievements and contributions to the Cal Lutheran community. Students who participate will be gifted one cultural stole of their choosing at the celebration.*
Black Excellence Graduate Send-off
Saturday, May 6th, 2023 | 12 - 2PM | Ullman 100/101
This celebration focuses on honoring the accomplishments and contributions of graduating Black students to the Cal Lutheran community. Students who participate will be gifted a Black/African American (Kente) stole at the celebration.*
Latines Poderoses Graduate Send-off
Saturday, May 6th, 2023 | 4 - 6PM | Lundring Events Center
This bilingual (English/Spanish) community celebration focuses on recognizing graduating Latine students for their achievements and contributions to the Cal Lutheran community. Students who participate will be gifted a Hispanic/Latine (serape) stole at the celebration.*
*Graduates MUST attend the celebration in order to receive their stole for free. Students who register but do not attend will be given the option to purchase their stole. No exceptions. Students will receive one free stole per celebration, and may choose to purchase additional stoles. See below for information on purchasing stoles.
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Cultural Graduation Stoles
Graduates who do not participate in the celebrations (listed above) may purchase them ($25/each). Stole scholarships are available. Our current options include:
- Black/African-American (Kente)
- Hispanic/Latine (Serape)
- Indigenous/Native American/American Indian
- LGBTQ+ (Lavender)
- Pacific Islander
Order a Stole
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Students with financial need may apply for a stole scholarship.