Honors Graduation Ceremony

Honors students who successfully complete the Honors College curriculum receive special recognition at the Honors Graduation Ceremony, which is held each December and May prior to Commencement. It at this event that Honors College Graduates and Associates receive awards from the Chancellor.

The ceremony is followed by a reception where Honors students celebrate their accomplishments with family, friends, faculty, staff, and alumni–and with their fellow Honors peers.


Honors College Associates (students who complete their Honors requirements with a cumulative GPA of 3.2 to 3.49) receive Certificates of Recognition.

Honors College Graduates (students who complete their Honors requirements with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher) receive Honors Medallions.

Are You Graduating in Spring 2018 or Fall 2017?

Please complete a Graduation Information Form by March 5 for spring and October 8 for fall.

Please also use this form to provide us with the names and addresses of family members, friends, professors, and coworkers you would like to invite to the ceremony. Invitations will be mailed within a few weeks of the ceremony. 

Save the date!

Fall 2017 Honors Graduation Ceremony: Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Spring 2018 Honors Graduation Ceremony: Wednesday, May 9, 2018

The ceremonies will be held at the 5:30 p.m. at the Alumni Welcome & Conference Center. A reception with snacks and treats for you and your guests will follow. We look forward to celebrating with you there!

Honors students ready to graduate at the Spring 2017 Honors Graduation Ceremony