Are You Ready to Graduate with Honors in Your Major?

  • Is this your last semester at Iowa? We accept applications for the current semester only.
  • Will you have completed your major's requirements to graduate with honors by the end of this semester?
  • If your major requires a thesis, have you discussed your Honors Thesis Submission Agreement with your faculty mentor?
  • Will you be prepared to submit your thesis by 11:59pm on the Wednesday of finals week?

This application is due by the last business day of the month following the start of your last semester at Iowa.

To Graduate with Honors in Your Major:

  1. Apply to graduate by completing your degree application in MyUI.
  2. Complete the form below and click Submit. Your application will be emailed to you.
  3. Print it off and get it signed by your faculty mentor and Honors Advisor.
  4. Turn in your signed app to 420 BHC or email a scanned PDF copy to by the last business day of the month following the start of your last semester.

Next Step: Turn in your submission agreement and upload your thesis by 11:59pm on the last Wednesday of your final semester.

What if...

...I plan to graduate with honors in two or more majors? Submit a separate app for each major.

...I plan to "walk early/late"? File an application to walk with Graduation Analysis (1 JH) and email for options. 

...I changed my graduation session after I submit my application? Notify us about the change at Be sure to amend your degree application.

example: jdoe