Graduating with Honors

 For Magna or Summa Cum Laude Honors:

Students should first review the Engineering Honors GPA requirements and the College of Engineering Honors Policy.

1.   Appoint a Supervisory Committee and submit the Appointment of Supervisory Committee Form to the BME Academic Office (BMS JG-55) by the end of the second week of class during your graduating term. All three committee members must sign next to their names on the form.

  • The committee must consist of a total of three members, two of which must be BME faculty, including the Chair and the third is an external member. The third external member may be an affiiliate BME faculty member from another department but may not be a primary BME faculty member.

2.   Complete the thesis, schedule a final oral exam with your committee, and submit the signed Final Oral Examination Form and Honors Thesis Submission Form to the BME Academic Office (BMS JG-55) at least two weeks prior to classes ending.

3.   Submit an electronic copy of your thesis to by the last day of class.

4.   Send an electronic copy of your thesis, the Honors Thesis Submission Form, and additional (optional) forms to the UF Library Coordinator by May 4 in the spring semester or December 21 in the fall semester. Instructions for submitting these files can be found online at

5.   Check that you have followed all the procedures outlined in the College of Engineering Honors Policy.