Committee for Honorary Degrees

The Committee for Honorary Degrees is responsible for recommending to the Governing Council the conferral of honorary degrees upon individuals whose accomplishments are of such excellence that they provide inspiration and leadership to the graduates of the University, and who, by their presence, bring honour and distinction to the institution.

We are pleased to announce that we will be accepting nominations for Honorary Degrees for 2022. The official call for nominations will occur in mid-June 2021. The deadline for nominations is Monday September 13, 2021.

FAQ re Nominations

Read the FAQs on nominating a University of Toronto honorary degree recipient.

Update on Honorary Degree Process - 2021

Honorary Degree Recipients

U of T to confer honorary degrees on 15 academic, business and community leaders.