Notice to General Public and Reagan LIbrary Researchers on Closures


We're sorry. Due to the coronavirus public health emergency, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum will be closed to the public beginning March 14th until further notice. We will continue to respond to written reference requests at Please check our website, or  for updates on our operating hours and status.

All public events at the Reagan Library facilities are cancelled until further notice. Where possible, we will conduct public events and outreach activities online and through virtual meetings. For online education information, please see our educational resources.

Notice to NARA Researchers and FOIA Requestors

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and pursuant to guidance received from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), NARA has adjusted its normal operations to balance the need of completing its mission-critical work while also adhering to the recommended social distancing for the safety of our staff.  As a result of this re-prioritization of activities, you may experience a delay in receiving an initial acknowledgment as well as a substantive response to your reference or FOIA request or appeal.  We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your understanding and patience.  Read more on how NARA is addressing COVID-19 (coronavirus)

RESEARCHERS: Please see a "Letter to Researchers" from the Archivist of the United States for a further update.



Honorary Degrees held by Ronald Reagan

Azusa Pacific College, May 5, 1973.
Ben-Gurion University. Honorary Doctoral Degree, June 10, 1987.
Eureka College, 1957.
Galway College, National University, Ireland. Honorary Doctor of Laws, June 2, 1984.
Georgetown University. Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, 1988.
Halas University. Honorary Doctoral Degree in Professional Football, 1985.
Hastings College. Honorary Degree, Doctor of Communications, Honoris Causa, 1988.
Lewis University. Honorary Doctor of Humanities, October 16, 1984.
Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College. Doctor of Humane Letters, May 18, 1990.
Notre Dame. Honorary Doctor of Law, May 17, 1981.
Pepperdine University, 1970.
Seton Hall. Honorary Doctor of Laws, March 21, 1985.
St. John’s University. Honorary Doctor of Laws, March 28, 1985.
Tel Aviv University. Doctor of Philosophiae Honoris Causa, February 25, 1990.
Tuskegee University. Honorary Doctor of Laws, May 10, 1987.
University of South Carolina. Honorary Doctor of Laws, September 20, 1983.
Weizmann Institute of Science. Degree of Doctor of Philosophy Honoris Causa, October 17, 1985.
Westminster College. Doctor of Law, 1990.
World Academy of Arts and Culture. Doctor of Humanities, 1982.
Yeshiva University. Honorary Doctoral Degree, December 18, 1986.