Completing experiences in all six Odyssey categories is a
remarkable achievement. Hendrix honors graduates who have accomplished this
feat by considering them for Graduating with Distinction in Odyssey.
On March 18, the Odyssey Office will determine which
students meet the requirements for consideration. These seniors must
already have completed all six categories at that time, or they may have five
of the six categories completed. One experience-a course, project
or activity-may be underway with an expected completion at the end of the
NOTE: Only students with 5 or more completed Odyssey
credits on March 18 will be considered for an interview.
Qualifying seniors will be sent a link to an online application
form for Graduation with Distinction in Odyssey. These applications are due by
5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 30. The Odyssey Director will review all applications
and select students for an interview. Interviews will be scheduled for early
During the mandatory interview, the Odyssey Office will
review students’ Project Completion Forms and other written materials
related to completed projects. The Odyssey Office will determine the degree to
which the candidates for Graduation with Distinction in Odyssey have
fulfilled the learning goals of the Odyssey program. Once the interviews
are complete, the names of the students will be sent to the Provost’s
Office by the annual deadline for inclusion in Honors Day materials.