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Honorary Degrees

Honorary Degrees from the University of Calgary are conferred on the authorization of the Senate. The HD Committee determines suitable candidates for Senate's consideration and the recipients are ultimately chosen by the Chancellor and President.

Resources:

Please click here to see an announcement of the Honorary Degree recipients for the June 2017 convocation ceremonies. 

To demonstrate the calibre of our Honorary Degree recipients, please view the citations prepared for the university's 2016 recipients:

Victor Buffalo
Geoffrey Cumming
Janice Eisenhauer
Christine McIver
Bob McPhee
Linda Taylor
Jay Triano
Pinchas Zukerman

Nomination Forms and Other Important Information:

Honorary Degree Nomination Forms (DOC)
How to develop an HD nomination (PDF)
Honorary Degree Recipient List (Archive Holdings)
Honorary Degree Recipient List (Last Name)


Order of the University of Calgary (OTUC)  

The Order of the University of Calgary honours recipients who have a record of exemplary and distinguished service to the university. It is available to any current or past member of the university community. Candidates nominated for membership in the Order may include, but are not limited to, current or former faculty, staff, alumni and volunteers.

About the OTUC Award: 
The award was developed in 1994 as a result of a suggestion which came forward from Senate. The Chancellor at the time was David Smith and he was instrumental in bringing forward this idea to the university.

Nominations are accepted year round. 

Resources

Please click here to see an announcement of the Order of the University of Calgary recipients for the June 2017 convocation ceremonies.

Nomination Forms and Other Important Information:

Order of the University of Calgary Nomination Form
Order of the University of Calgary Recipient List (archive holdings)
Order of the University of Calgary Recipient List (Last Name)
Order of the University of Calgary Terms of Reference

For more information, contact the Office of the Chancellor and Senate.