Why no Mortarboard for me?
I got more than 200 reputation on Stack Overflow today but didn't get the Mortarboard badge. I was so excited to finally get it but then - nothing :( How come? Is there a bug?
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You need 200 points from votes alone to gain
Mortarboard badge. Accepting answers for your own questions which brings you +2 points don't count.
See this post: Why no Mortarboard for me?
Another post (from diamond moderator): Why don't I have the 'Mortarboard' badge? It clearly states +2 from accepts don't count to avoid gaming the system.
You have quite a few accepted answers.
If my math is correct, at the time of posting this you have only 170 points from upvotes. You still need 30 points to get Looks like you just crossed the threshold to receive the
Your reputation page: https://stackoverflow.com/users/561309/laurent?tab=reputation