Military Student Services

MSS Graduation Honors

Graduation Day Honors

In recognition of your military service to the United States of America, Military Student Services would like honor you on your graduation day.  This honor comes in the form of a red, white, and blue Honor Cord to wear at the Purdue University Fort Wayne Commencement Ceremony.


 Military Student Services honor cord


Eligibility to wear Military Student Service Honor Cord at graduation:

Any graduating Purdue University Fort Wayne student that is currently or has honorably served in the US Military is eligible to wear the Military Student Services (MSS) Honor Cord at the Purdue University Fort Wayne commencement. The Office of Military Student Services will provide eligible Purdue University Fort Wayne students with the Honor Cords free of charge on a first-come, first-serve basis.

  • The student must be participating in the Purdue University Fort Wayne commencement ceremony to receive a MSS Honor Cord
  • Students must have their service in the US Military verified by MSS.
    • Students verify their service by showing MSS:
      • Valid military identification card
      • DD214 or Honorable discharge papers, and/or
      • Currently using GI Bill benefits
  • Students with other than Honorable Conditions service in the US Military are not eligible.

For additional information, please email [email protected]