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Honors Recognition Ceremony

The Honors College will host two separate recognition ceremonies for students graduating in May or August 2023.

Foundations Recognition Ceremony

We'll celebrate the achievements of students who completed the Honors Foundations Program.


  • Date: May 11, 2023
  • Time: 4 - 6 p.m.
  • Location: Lyell B. Clay Theatre (Canady Creative Arts Center)
  • Attire: Regalia and business casual

As part of the ceremony, students will hear remarks from Dean Blemings, Honors College alumna Danielle Waltz and receive their Honors cords. Graduates who plan to participate must RSVP by 4 p.m. on May 1, 2023.

EXCEL and Laureate Breakfast

We'll celebrate students who completed the Honors EXCEL Program or both Honors programs.


  • Date: May 12, 2023
  • Time: 9 - 10:30 a.m.
  • Location: Morgantown Marriott
  • Attire: Business professional

During the breakfast, graduates will receive a medallion (EXCEL) or stole (Laureate). Students who plan to participate must RSVP by 4 p.m. on May 1, 2023.

Please note: students must meet all graduation requirements and deadlines from the Registrar's Office, as well as their academic college, in order to graduate. Students apply separately to receive Honors College recognition. In preparing to graduate, follow all required steps outlined here to receive Honors recognition.