Honors Convocation

2022 President's Scholar Recognition Website

The 60th Honors Convocation was held virtually on Friday, May 6, 2022, 4 pm. This annual ceremony recognizes undergraduate students designated as President’s Scholar for the Spring 2021 and/or Fall 2021 semester. This year, we celebrated 2,719 honorees for their outstanding academic achievements.

About Honors Convocation

San José State University hosts the Honors Convocation each spring to honor its distinguished students who have achieved academic excellence. Undergraduate students who have earned an SJSU GPA of 4.0 for the spring and/or fall semester prior to the Honors Convocation ceremony shall be awarded the distinction as President’s Scholars. See more on qualifications.


The Honors Convocation was inaugurated in 1962 by three honor societies, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Xi and Phi Beta Kappa Faculty Club, to recognize and encourage superior academic achievement at the University.

Note: Latin Honors at Graduation is separate from the designation of President's Scholar. Latin Honors is awarded during Commencement. More information can be found here.