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Medallion Ceremony

Graduating seniors in the Honors College are invited to attend the Honors College Medallion Ceremony. This ceremony recognizes students for the achievement of successfully completing the requirements of the Honors College.

At the ceremony, graduating seniors receive the Honors College medallion, symbolizing the extraordinary accomplishments they have made during their time at West Virginia University. Family and friends are welcome to attend.

2018 Ceremony Information

The 2018 Honors College Medallion Ceremony will be held Thursday, May 10 at 7 p.m. at the Morgantown Event Center at the Waterfront Place Hotel at Three Waterfront Place, Morgantown, WV.


Graduating seniors are required to check in for the ceremony by 5:30 p.m.


The Morgantown Marriot at Waterfront Place Hotel is offering rooms for families at the current rate of $229/night, with a three night reservation minimum.

There are also many other options for accommodation in the Morgantown area for the weekend. See to explore options.

Early reservations are recommended. Prices rise as graduation weekend approaches.

Ceremony Attire

Students should wear their gold graduation gowns for the ceremony, but should not wear their graduation caps. Students will be receiving medallions, and will not be able to fit them over caps.

Please dress professionally under your graduation gown for the ceremony.

Medallion Pick-Up

If for some reason you are unable to attend the ceremony, please stop by the Honors College Office prior to graduation to pick up your medallion.

Honors Recognition

Graduating seniors interested in obtaining Honors College Recognition should read through the Graduation Process, and follow all instructions and deadlines.


If you have further questions, please contact the Honors College Office at 304-293-2100.