The Office of Chancellor and Senate bestows two prestigious awards during convocation each term
Together, these awards represent tremendous achievements - making a difference in this country through hard work and leadership.
Chancellor, University of Calgary
The honorary degree is the University of Calgary’s highest academic distinction and is bestowed upon individuals whose notable achievements and community service merit recognition. These distinguished recipients address our graduating class at the convocation ceremonies, sharing words of wisdom they have gained through years of excellence and leadership in their fields.
The Order of the University of Calgary honours recipients who have a record of exemplary and distinguished service to the university. The nominees can be current or past members of the university community.
The University of Calgary has two prestigious awards for people making an impact in our community and around the world: Honorary Degrees and the Order of the University of Calgary. Find out more about who has been presented with one of these awards.