Faculty, staff, students and private citizens are welcome to nominate candidates for a UW System honorary degree. These honorary degrees are to be bestowed on individuals of exceptional accomplishment and distinction who have made significant contributions to the university, region, state or nation. The UW Oshkosh Honorary Degree Committee recommends recipients to the Chancellor. The Chancellor and University of Wisconsin System President recommend nominees to the Board of Regents.
Strong consideration is given to those who:
- have contributed significantly to the University, to the state, or to the nation
- are distinguished alumni