Honors Ceremonies-Commencement Weekend - Carnegie Mellon University

Honors Ceremonies Details

Saturday, May 17

10 a.m.
See locations below.

Seniors receiving university and college honors will be presented with honors medallions and cords, which should be worn to the main commencement ceremony on Sunday.

  • Each ceremony will last approximately one hour.
  • Tickets are NOT required.
  • Caps and gowns are not required.
  • Associate deans will issue invitations to qualifying students and their parents beginning in mid-March and continuing through mid-April (depending on when a student's grade point average is finalized).
Honors Ceremony Locations

Bachelor of Humanities & Arts/Bachelor of Science & Arts/Bachelor of Computer Science & Arts (with CFA)
Philip Chosky Theater, first floor, Purnell Center

Carnegie Institute of Technology
Wiegand Gym, first floor, UC

College of Fine Arts (with BHA/BSA/BCSA)
Philip Chosky Theater, first floor, Purnell Center

Dietrich College of Humanities & Social Sciences
Rangos Hall, second floor, UC

Mellon College of Science
McConomy Auditorium, first floor, UC

School of Computer Science
Rashid Auditorium, Room 4401, Gates & Hillman Centers

Tepper School of Business
Tepper Main Lobby, Posner Hall (Use Tech and Frew Street entrance.)

Are you graduating with honors?

Verify that you will be graduating with honors by speaking with your department's undergraduate adviser or commencement coordinator.

Unable to Attend your Honors Ceremony?

Students can pick up their cords and medallions at the commencement welcome area, beginning at the conclusion of the honors ceremonies.