Honors are conferred upon graduating undergraduate students who have displayed a high level of achievement during their university career.
Recipients of honors receive their degrees with
- cum laude 3.5 through 3.64.
- magna cum laude 3.65 through 3.79.
- summa cum laude 3.8 through 4.0.
These honors categories are based on a student's cumulative average at the end of the semester preceding the graduation semester.
If, at graduation, a student's grade point average would allow a higher honors category than that determined at the end of the semester preceding the graduation semester, the student will receive a substitute diploma indicating the higher category.
Chancellor's Honors are conferred upon graduating students who have completed the Chancellor's Honors Program.
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