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Honorary Degrees from Colorado College

An Honorary Degree from Colorado College is the highest honor that the College can bestow. Degrees are conferred to selected individuals at Opening Convocation in the Fall and at Commencement in the Spring.  Degree recipients are chosen with great care following thorough evaluation by the Academic Events Committee, the President’s Cabinet, and the Board of Trustees.  The honor is awarded to individuals who have rendered distinguished service to society or made extraordinary achievements in their own profession.