Alumnae/i of Asian and Pacific descent (APAVC) and faculty will join seniors to offer congratulations and mark their transition to the world outside Vassar. This annual ceremony welcomes the seniors to the Vassar alumnae/i community. Red satin stoles are mailed to identifying seniors.
Alumnae/i of Latinx descent and faculty will join identifying seniors for a celebration marking their transition to the world outside Vassar. This annual ceremony is organized and hosted with the Latinx Student Union and welcomes students to the Latinx alumnae/i community. Sarapes are mailed to identifying seniors.
Members of the African American Alumnae/i (AAAVC) and faculty will celebrate Black seniors at the annual Kente Cloth ceremony and officially welcome them to the alumnae/i community. Kente cloths are mailed to identifying seniors.
The Baccalaureate Service, sponsored by the Council of ALANA Seniors and celebrating the 30th anniversary this year, is rooted in the traditions of the African diaspora, and celebrates faith in recognition of academic achievement. It takes a multicultural approach to acknowledge the diversity of the community at Vassar. Open to the entire community of graduates and families.
Students and their families have been invited to receptions of their departments. Below is a list of reception organizers if you have questions or would like to be invited.