Honors Convocation

Group Photo of students and faculty in front of balloon arch

Photo by Robert Bain

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The 61st Honors Convocation will be held in person on Wednesday, April 12, 2023, 6pm at the Provident Credit Union Event Center. This annual ceremony recognizes undergraduate students designated as President’s Scholar for the Spring 2022 and/or Fall 2022 semester. More information about the ceremony will be available soon.

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.