Cords and Medallions

Only societies and programs approved by the Academic Senate may wear insignia at commencement. A list of approved societies and programs can be found on the Academic Senate's website.

Honors Cords and Medallions

Honors cords and medallions are for undergraduate students only. Undergraduate students graduating with honors will receive, at no cost, honors medallions or cords. Summa Cum Laude and Magna Cum Laude graduates receive medallions and Cum Laude graduates receive cords. 

Honor cords or medallions can be picked up at the Registrar's Office (Warriner 212) from Friday, November 1, 2019 - Wednesday, December 11, 2019, or at Graduate Registration on commencement day.

For additional information regarding graduating with honors, please see the Graduating with Honors webpage.
Please contact the Registrar's Office with questions regarding graduating with honors.

Registrar's Office

212 Warriner Hall | 1200 S. Franklin St.
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
Email: registrar@cmich.edu | Phone: 989-774-3261
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Veteran Cords


Graduates who are veterans or active duty military may receive veteran cords in recognition of their military service. 

Veteran cords can be picked up at the Veterans' Resource Center (Bovee University Center Room 110) until Friday, December 13, 2019, or at Graduate Registration on commencement day.

Veterans cords cannot be mailed to graduates. Please contact the Veterans' Resource Center with questions regarding veteran cords.

Veterans' Resource Center

Bovee University Center Room 110 | 103 East Preston St.
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
Email: veterans@cmich.edu| Phone: 989-774-7991