Important Deadlines

Graduating with Honors

Students planning to graduate with Honors in Spring 2018 must submit their completed and signed “Application for Admission to Candidacy" form, proposal, and layperson summary to the Honors College Office, via emailed PDF, by Thursday, December 7th, 2017 to HONORSAPPTOCAND@UNCC.EDU.  Please also save them in the following way:  Last Name, First Name - Application to Candidacy Form Page 1;  Last Name, First Name - Layperson Summary; and Last Name, First Name - Honors Proposal. 

Current Deadlines

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017:  Last date to turn in Honors thesis/proposal grades for Fall 2017 graduation with Honors. Please schedule defense meetings accordingly.  Students must submit page 2 of the "Application for Admission to Candidacy" form with an abstract of the thesis/project to the Honors College office, via emailed PDF to HONORSAPPTOCAND@UNCC.EDU, by this date.  Please also save them in the following way:  Last Name, First Name - Application to Candidacy Form Page 2;  Last Name, First Name - abstract. ​

Thursday, December 7th, 2017 (Reading Day): Deadline to turn in page one of the "Application for Admission to Candidacy" form, along with the proposal and layperson summary to complete Honors thesis/project in  Spring 2018. The form, proposal, and layperson summary are due, filled out and with signatures, to the Honors College Office, via emailed PDF to HONORSAPPTOCAND@UNCC.EDU, by this date.  Please also save them in the following way:  Last Name, First Name - Application to Candidacy Form Page 1;  Last Name, First Name - Layperson Summary; and Last Name, First Name - Honors Proposal. ​

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018: Last date to turn in Honors thesis/proposal grades for Spring 2018 graduation with Honors. Please schedule defense meetings accordingly.  Students must submit page 2 of the "Application for Admission to Candidacy" form with an abstract of the thesis/project to the Honors College office, via emailed PDF to HONORSAPPTOCAND@UNCC.EDU, by this date.  Please also save them in the following way:  Last Name, First Name - Application to Candidacy Form Page 2;  Last Name, First Name - abstract.  

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018 (Reading Day): Deadline to turn in page one of the "Application for Admission to Candidacy" form, along with the proposal and layperson summary to complete Honors thesis/project in Fall 2018. The form, proposal, and layperson summary are due, filled out and with signatures, to the Honors College Office, via emailed PDF to HONORSAPPTOCAND@UNCC.EDU, by this date.   Please also save them in the following way:  Last Name, First Name - Application to Candidacy Form Page 1;  Last Name, First Name - Layperson Summary; and Last Name, First Name - Honors Proposal. ​ 


*NOTE: All students in progress with their thesis/project will be listed in the Commencement Program as graduating with Honors. However, this notation is not a guarantee of graduating with Honors, as students must complete all requirements of their Honors program, and earn an A for thesis/project research, in order to officially graduate with Honors.