Contents and Description
White Honor Cords come as a set of twisted cords, with a tassel on each end of the each cord (for a total of four tassels). The honor cords are shipped tied together, or separately, at your option. Each half-cord is around thirty inches long, measured from knot to end of tassel (about sixty inches long when spread out rather than folded at the knot). Each tassel is about four inches long. Honor cords are made from rayon (we do not offer silk). You can mix and match different color cords together. Alternative names for these products are honors cord, honor chords, and honors chords.
These white honor cords are typically used for recognition of individual achievement and participation. They're generally worn during a commencement ceremony. Honor cords (chords) are used by colleges, universities, community college, high schools, and some middle schools and homeschools
Who Buys Honor Cords
Usually purchased by a member of an honors society, fraternity, sorority, or department recognition coordinator. Also for Valedictorian, summa cum laude, magna cum laude, or cum laude awards.
Honor Societies using White
White plays a role with many an honor society for university and college graduations. Honor societies that use white in honors regalia include: Alpha Kappa Mu, Alpha Lambda Delta, Alpha Pi Mu, Beta Phi Mu, Chi Sigma Iota, Lambda Pi Eta, Omega Chi Epsilon, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Sigma, Phi Sigma Tau, Phi Upsilon Omicron, Pi Delta Phi, Pi Gamma Mu, Pi Sigma Alpha, Rho Chi, Sigma Beta Delta, Sigma Pi Sigma, Sigma Theta Tau, Tau Beta Pi, Upsilon Pi Epsilon. The official pages of known Honor societies, organizations, and clubs that use white in their commencement ceremony practices are linked below:
There are, of course, more honor societies that use white than those listed above. Many also use a close variation to that color. In addition, there are other recognition organizations, such as Greek orders and clubs, which offer honorcords for commencement ceremonies. If your honor socieity or other organization uses white, and is not listed above, please drop us an email and let us know and we will add your name to our list. We can also add a special page just for your honor society, club, or organization, at your request.
This White Color
We offer two variations on white colors for school honor cords, this one and eggshell (off-white). If you are looking for a darker white, we suggest you go with the eggshell (see link below).
Shades of white include: Buff, Latte, Flax, Light, Seashell, Baige, Cream, Drab, Ivory, and Magnolia. White or silver represents brightness, innocence, purity, and virtue. It has also represented royalty, and is often associated with cold, snow, ice, and the moon. For graduate hoods and academic regalia colors, white represents a degree in History, Literature, Arts, English, Letters, and Sociology.
While hoods, stoles, and related items are usually restricted to wearing just one at a time as a suppliment to the rest of the academic dress attire, multiple honorcords can be worn at the same time. You can even wear multiple sets representing two or more honor societies. Many schools and colleges use two-color or three-color combinations of colors intertwined, and Academic accomodates such combination variations in our ordering procedure. Ultimately, your honor society, club, order, or organization makes the decision on which colors to use in your ceremony.
How to Buy
Prices range from $4.50 to $10 (plus shipping) a set, depending on the quantity you buy and date. Prices tend to go up as graduation season gets closer, so please try to buy early. Bulk discounting is available. We offer two ways to buy these cords. The easiest purchase method is to Buy Online . The alternative method is to download a Grad Accessories Form, print it, fill it out, and fax it back to us at (818) 886-8743. You can receive more information on buying graduation products, including full cost and pricing, from our main honor cords page at HONOR CORDS , and our homepage also contains honor cords information.
If your honor society would like to purchase a bulk amount of honors products, please let us know. We may also be able to come to an agreement whereby you contract with Academic to supply all your cords to your various members across the country through our website. As a smaller business than most of our competition, we are often in a position to be flexible about various joint ventures with societies and similar organizations. If you want to discuss such options, please email us or give us a call.
List of offerred colors for cord choices:
To view a particular color, click on the color choice on the menu to the left. If you don't see what you are looking for, and plan on bulk ordering, please let us know and we may be able to produce an additional color for your organization. It is also possible we have a small quantity of some other colors already in stock.
|Royal Blue||Orange||Hunter Green||Red||Maroon||White||Burgundy||Light Blue|
|Gold||Navy Blue||Kelly Green||Silver||Purple||Black||Off White||Bronze|