Nomination packets should be coordinated through one individual then submitted to the Honorary Degree Committee in care of the Office of the Provost, 111 Jessup Hall, via email attachment to, no later than Monday, October 31, 2022

Nomination packets should include:

  • A one- to two-page letter of nomination outlining the nominee's achievements, including
    • a clear statement of the category of the nominee's achievements (e.g., research, humanitarian outreach, etc); and
    • a description of the nature of the nominee's achievements and how these achievements are "extraordinary" and "sustained" over an entire career.
  • Four letters of support.
    • At least two of the four letters must come from faculty members of the appropriate college.
    • Letters of support are limited to two pages.
    • No more than four letters of support will be considered.

Nominations that do not meet these requirements will not be considered.

For more details on nominations, see the honorary degree policy or contact, 319-335-3565.