Lavender Graduation

Lavender Graduation 2014: Be Your Own Queen!

A royally fierce celebration for the LGBTQ community, our friends, families, and allies!

Tuesday, June 10th
UW Tower Mezzanine Level Lounge
6:00 – 8:30 PM
Everyone is welcome!

Keynote speech & performance by Aleska Manila,

Lav Grad Slide

To register, volunteer, or for more information, please visit Register by June 4th!

Link for graduates to register (for web):



The UW Tower is near the UW campus at 4333 Brooklyn Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105, near Hotel Deca and the Neptune Theater. For a map, search UW TOWER on the campus map:

-University District Metro Bus Routes can be found here:

-Driving directions:
From I -5 (Exit NE 45th), East on 45th. The Tower will be on the right side between 12th and Brooklyn facing 45th.

-Brooklyn Avenue is closed in front of Tower, please make parking arrangements on the street, on campus, or in the Hotel Deca parking lot)

-Parking at the UW Tower and on campus is $15. Parking is also available for a fee in the surface lot behind Hotel Deca.

-The UW Tower is wheelchair-accessible via the lobby entrance located on the plaza, west of the lobby security desk. Persons wishing to enter through the accessible entrance can do so by motioning to the lobby security officer who is able to remotely unlock the doors. Disability parking is available in the Tower garage, from which the building is accessible via the skybridge into the C-2 area of the building.

-An all-genders restroom can be found on every floor of the ECC, as well as binary bathrooms with multiple stalls.

-The UW Tower is not kept scent-free but we ask that you do not wear scented/fragranced products (e.g. perfume, hair products) or essential oils to/in the event in order to make the space accessible to those with chemical injury or multiple chemical sensitivity.

-We ask that smokers also store their coats/outer clothing that is regularly exposed to smoke outside the event space if possible (we will provide space for these items). We will have a scent-free area that is monitored by volunteers. We will have baking soda and scent free soap available if folks are asked to wash off scents.

-For more information about MCS and being fragrance free:

- ASL interpretation will be provided.

-Flash photography will be used during the reception. Some shots of the crowd may also be taken. The keynote will also be recorded, however audio and video will be focused on the speaker.

-The Mezzanine Cafeteria is a lounge/reception space, with overhead and natural lighting. There are large windows facing south.

-If you have questions, concerns or accessibility details that were not addressed here OR if you wish to volunteer, email All updates concerning the event and its accessibility will be posted here.