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Honos Civicus for Undergraduate Students

Students standing together in front of a mural

Honos Civicus selects and recognizes graduating seniors who have excelled academically and as civic leaders during their undergraduate studies at Tufts University. Inductees have an opportunity to celebrate and reflect upon their accomplishments and share the honor with peers who are similarly committed to social impact at Tufts.


  • Be a graduating senior 
  • Demonstrated commitment to public service and civic engagement
  • Demonstrated leadership and dedication
  • Committed to Tisch College‚Äôs values of Equity, Inclusion, Trust & Reciprocity, Engaged Scholarship & Learning, Bold Thinking, and Transformation
  • A strong record of professionalism, ethical behavior, and academics


The application timeline for the Class of 2023 will be:

  • January 23, 2023: Applications open
  • February 27, 2023: Applications due
  • April 2023: Announcement of Class of 2023 Honos Civicus Society
  • Spring 2023, exact dates TBD: Honos Civicus Society Induction Ceremony (Medford)


  • A certificate of membership
  • Recognition at graduation, including an Honos Civicus pin for the commencement gown
  • Being listed as an Honos Civicus inductee on the Tisch College website and other Tufts outlets
  • A connection to the Tufts Civic Life Network, a Tisch College-led alumni group for Tufts graduates who remain committed to civic engagement


Applications will be reviewed by the Honos Civicus committee which includes representatives from Tisch College of Civic Life. 

For more information, email Andrea LeSaffre, Program Coordinator, at

Apply to Honos Civicus

Fill out this form to apply for Honos Civicus for undergraduates.

Feb 27, 2023 - 11:45pm