Sorry – the deadline for nominations for 2017 has passed.

The Committee on Honorary Degrees invites you to identify people who would be good candidates for honorary degrees to be awarded at the 2017 Commencement or subsequent commencements.


For more information, please read the attached memorandum from Chancellor Gilliam.

Submitting Nominations
Nominations should be kept confidential and must be received in the Office of the Provost by Monday, November 7, 2016.
Please use this link to access the Honorary Degree Nomination Form. Send forms via email to Theresa Riocci at

Although email is the preferred method of receiving nomination forms, they may also be returned via regular mail to:

Honorary Degree Nomination Form
c/o Dr. Dana Dunn, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor
Office of the Provost, UNCG
201 Mossman Building
Greensboro, NC 27402-6170

Additional information may be requested in support of your nomination if it passes preliminary review.

Visit the Honorary Degree Guidelines and Procedures document to learn more.