Student Resources

The Maize and Blue Award 

The Maize and Blue award is the University’s highest undergraduate award and is presented to no more than 13 graduates at the May and December Commencement ceremonies.  A special recognition is extended to Maize and Blue Award winners at each ceremony along with the presentation of a plaque.  The award is also noted on each recipient’s transcript and diploma.  The Commencement student speaker is selected from the group of Maize and Blue recipients.  August graduates are eligible for the award the December after they finish degree requirements. 

Please contact the Associate Provost and Undergraudate Studies office at 810-762-0886 or email Laura Martin at should you have any questions.