Graduating with Honors

Graduating with Honors

Commencement

To graduate with honors from UC Davis you must complete your major department’s honors program. Most academic departments offer specialized honors programs to their students, which typically include a capstone project such as an honors thesis or a design project. Please contact your major department office to learn about the requirements for participating in your major’s departmental honors program. We recommend that you do this as soon as possible, as graduation with honors generally requires applying to your department, and dedicated units of study. General information about graduating with honors from UC Davis is available in the University Catalog. Students completing the University Honors Program as well as their departmental honors requirements are eligible to receive both forms of honors recognition.