Honor Cords and Stoles

Approved Honor Cords and Medallion

In addition to the stoles and hoods distributed by Davenport University Spirit Store, approved cords and medallion are the only adornment allowed worn over a graduate’s gown.  

Davenport University honor cords and medallions listed below will be mailed to eligible candidates from the Registrar's Office prior to the ceremony:

Gold Honor Cords – Worn by Associate and Bachelor degree candidates who have earned “With Highest Honor” (cumulative GPA of 3.90 - 4.00).

Red, White and Blue Americana Honor Cords – Worn by Military and Veteran students.  

Davenport University Medallion - Worn by Master degree candidates who have earned "With Distinction" (cumulative GPA of 4.0). 


Honor society and approved organization cords listed below must be obtained prior to the commencement ceremony.  Cords are not be distributed at the ceremony.  Please contact the faculty advisor or organization for how to obtain cords.  Stoles and medallions are not approved.

Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society inductees - Maroon, White and Roman Gold Cords

Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society inductees – Gold and Maroon Honor Cords

American Student Government Official – Royal Blue and Red Honor Cords

Chi Alpha Sigma Honor Society inductees - Gold and Black Honor Cords

College of Arts and Sciences Honor Society inductees – Black Honor Cords

Honors Professional Accountancy - Red Honor Cords

Lambda Epsilon Chi (LEX) Honor Society inductees – Purple Honor Cords

National Society of Leadership and Success inductees – Black and Platinum Honor Cords

Sigma Beta Delta National Honor Society inductees – Forest Green and Gold Honor Cords

Sigma Theta Tau-Psi Omicron Society inductees – Lavender and White Honor Cords

Student Nurses Association Leaders – Blue and White Honor Cords

Upsilon Pi Epsilon Honor Society inductees - Maroon and White Honor Cords

Upsilon Phi Delta Honor Society inductees - Crimson and Blue Honor Cords