Cords

Those members of the class receiving the LLM degree wear gold cord. Those receiving the master of studies in law degree wear dark green cord. Students wearing silver cord have earned Latin honors. Members of the Cornelius Honor Society wear purple cord. Those who have earned Community Service honors wear royal blue cord. Students who have earned Pro Bono honors wear light blue cord.

Members of the Phi Delta Phi international honor society wear cord of red and light blue. Members of the class who served on the Animal Law Review wear cord of purple and forest green. Those who served on the Environmental Law Review wear cord of green and white. Students who served on the Lewis & Clark Law Review wear cord of black and orange. Veterans and members of the U.S. Armed Forces wear cord of red, white, and blue.

Graduates also may wear cords or stoles representing their academic focus, affiliations, and activities.

  • American Constitution Society - Red & Royal Blue
  • Asian Pacific American Law Student Association - Red
  • Black Law Student Association - Black, Red, Kelly Green & Gold
  • Business Law Society - Green & Silver
  • Crime Victims’ Rights Alliance - Lavender & White
  • Cycling Club - Black & Red
  • Data Privacy Group - Teal
  • Disability Allied Law Students Association - Green, Purple & Gold
  • Education Law Society - Forest Green & White
  • Entertainment & Media Law Society - Teal & Gold
  • Environmental Law Caucus - Black & Kelly Green
  • Family Law Society - Light Blue & White
  • Food & Agriculture Law Society - Kelly Green, Orange & Royal Blue
  • Health Law Society - Purple & Silver
  • Immigration Student Group - Royal Blue & Orange
  • Intellectual Property Student Organization - Teal & Gold
  • International Law Society - Light Blue, Black & White
  • L&C Law Trail Running Club - Rose Pink
  • Latinx Law Society - Serpa Stole
  • Law & Philosophy Collective - Bronze
  • LC Law School Animal Legal Defense Fund - Orange
  • Minority Law Student Association - Black & Gold
  • National Lawyers Guild - Lime
  • Natural Resources Law Association - Forest Green, Navy & Gold
  • Northwest Environmental Defense Center - Kelly Green & Light Blue
  • Ocean Research and Conservation Alliance - Teal & Black
  • Oregon Criminal Defense Law Student Association - Maroon
  • OutLaw - Rainbow
  • Peace Corps, Americorps - White
  • Phi Alpha Delta - Purple & Gold
  • Phi Delta Phi - Red & Light blue
  • Public Interest Law Project - Kelly Green
  • South Asian Law Student Association - Green, Red & Tan
  • Student Angling Society - Lavender
  • Student Bar Association - Green & Gold
  • Students for Eliminating Environmental Discrimination - Lavender & Gold
  • Students for International Environmental Law - Silver, Teal & Royal Blue
  • Women in Criminal Law - Purple & White
  • Women’s Law Caucus - Purple & Lavender