Eligible undergraduate degree candidates receive cum laude, magna cum laude and summa cum laude recognition based on their graduating overall grade point average. Students with the designated graduating GPA are eligible to receive honors as follows: cum laude, 3.50–3.69; magna cum laude, 3.70–3.89; and summa cum laude, 3.90–4.00.
For publication purposes in the commencement program, the honors status of students completing remaining course requirements in or following the spring semester is determined by the cumulative GPA at the end of the fall semester of the previous year. A student’s final GPA will be used to record graduating honors, as applicable on the student’s diploma and academic transcript.
Please see Grade Point Average for information regarding the formula for calculating GPA.