- Gold cords are reserved for graduation honors (assessed by the University Registrar's Office).
- Other cord colors are available for other honorary societies.
- Sashes and stoles are designated for international students, athletes, service and service/academic organizations, Greek organizations, etc.
The deadline to request a new accessory for the May ceremony is April 1. The deadline to request a new accessory for the December ceremony is November 1.The University of North Carolina at Greensboro values freedom of speech as one of the fundamental rights guaranteed by the U. S. Constitution and as the best means for arriving at truth and mutual understanding. UNCG has core values of Honesty, Fairness, Trust, Respect, and Responsibility. In keeping with our commitment to freedom of speech and our values of Respect and Responsibility, all graduating students are to respect the dignified nature of the ceremony.