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Honors Convocation

Washtenaw Community College hosts two Honors Convocations each year to recognize students who have achieved High Honors on the Dean’s List. The Winter Convocation takes place in January and the Spring Convocation takes place in May. The Convocations take place in the Morris Lawrence Building. Students should check their WCC email a few weeks before the ceremonies in January or May as eligible participants will receive an email invitation.

What should honorees expect at the convocations?

  • This is a special ceremony. Honorees will check in and be seated in the honoree seating area. Family and friends will be seated separately.
  • Business casual attire would be appropriate.
  • Representatives of the college (such as the President of the college, a Dean, and a representative from the Board of Trustees) will speak at the ceremony.
  • Honorees will be individually recognized by walking across the stage to receive their certificate.
  • Light refreshments will be served after the ceremony.

The Winter Convocation scheduled for January 25, 2018 will honor:

  • Full-Time Spring/Summer 2017 and Fall 2017 High Honors (3.8 and above)
  • Part-Time Honors (3.8 and above)
    (Criteria for Part-Time students includes earning 12-15 credits over 3 semesters prior to Fall 2017)
  • December 2017 Honors and High Honors Graduate Candidates

    Full-Time= 12+ credits
    Part-Time=1-11.5 credits

Questions about Honors Convocation? Contact Jennifer Nakhleh at 734-677-5123 or email jnakhleh@wccnet.edu.

Application Deadline

You should turn in the graduation application four months before registering for your last semester of classes.

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