Congratulations!  You are almost officially an Honors Graduate. Since this is a busy and stressful time for you we have generated a check list to help make things a little smoother.  If you have any questions, please contact the HC main office at 541-737-6400.

  • Verify you are on track for Graduation: See your major academic advisors and Honors College advisor to make sure you are on track for graduation.
  • Apply for Graduation: Complete a brief application via student online services once you know the term you plan to graduate.  It is recommended to apply for graduation at least three terms before you plan to graduate. 
  • Thesis research reimbursement maybe possible, review the HC Scholarships and Funding page for details.
  • Thesis Defense Notification: After confirming a day and time for your Thesis Defense with your Thesis Mentor and Committee submit this form to the Honors College.  If you require assistance to reserve a room at the Honors College contact the HC Advising Office 541.737.6414
  • Thesis Due: Submit your bound and signed thesis to the main Honors College office by 5 p.m., Friday of week 10 or “Dead Week” no later than your graduation term.  This is a firm deadline.  
  • Upload Thesis into Scholars Archive: Submit one PDF file of your thesis, without signatures, electronically to Scholars Archive. The Honors College follows the same procedure for electronic submission as the Graduate School, please refer to the Electronic Thesis Transmission guide.
  • HC Exit Survey: Complete the online HC Grad Exit Survey on the HC website.  
  • Lifetime email account:  You can sign up for this service online.  This is a forwarding service, not an e-mail account.
  • Commencement:  If you are planning on participating in commencement activities you can find information from OSU here: http://oregonstate.edu/events/commencement/
  • HC Regalia:  There are special commencement garments that signify your achievement as an Honors College graduate. Information about the regalia, pricing, and when to pre-ordering can be found on our HC Regalia webpage.