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Congratulations Graduates! Join us to celebrate your achievements at your school or college reception.

School/College Receptions

Please check directly with your school/college for specific details.

Other Celebrations

Graduating Legacy Reception: The Division of Alumni Relations celebrates graduating students and their families. Graduating legacy students will have the opportunity to wear an official UM legacy stole during the commencement ceremony. To ensure you receive your commemorative legacy stole in time for commencement, please COMPLETE THIS FORM. A stole will be mailed to you in advance of your graduation. Any questions, please email

Senior Mwambo Ceremony: The Senior Mwambo Ceremony is an African rite of passage ceremony that marks the transition of black graduates from their lives at the University of Miami to advanced education and professional careers. For more information please visit the Multicultural Student Affairs website or contact them at

Lavender Celebration and Recognition Ceremony: The Lavender Celebration and Recognition Ceremony is an annual ceremony conducted at universities to honor LGBTQIAstudents and acknowledge their academic achievements, accomplishments, and contributions ​to the UM community. For more information please visit the LGBTQ Student Center website or contact them at