Distinguished Graduates

About the DGs

The Distinguished Graduates (DGs) initiative spotlights one outstanding graduate in each academic area.


2024 Distinguished Graduates


2023 Distinguished Grads

2022 Distinguished Grads

2021 Distinguished Grads


2020 Distinguished Grads

2019 Distinguished Grads

2018 Distinguished Grads


2017 Distinguished Grads




Application and Selection Information

Fill out the Application here!

Nov. 1 - Applications Open

Feb. 15 - Deadline for students to turn their application into departments 

Feb. 22 - Deadline for departments to select their distinguished graduate

March 21 - Distinguished Graduate Orientation 

May 22 - Commencement Ceremony


Contact Us

For questions about the Distinguished Graduate program, contact Lauren Sjulin, Events Coordinator. 


Don't know where to turn in your application?

View Distinguished Program Contacts