Ithaca College embraces the privilege and opportunity to recognize outstanding leadership, scholarship, and/or personal achievement through the granting of honorary degrees. To safeguard the high character of such a degree and the name of Ithaca College, the candidates should be so distinguished in their own fields that the College, by honoring them, brings credit to itself.
The following honorary degrees are designated in the Ithaca College charter:
Doctor of Fine Arts (D.F.A)
Doctor of Music (Mus.D.)
Doctor of Laws (LL.D.)
Doctor of Commercial Science (D.C.S.)
Doctor of Letters (Litt.D.)