Graduation Honors for Baccalaureate Degree

Graduation honors for the baccalaureate degree recognize high academic achievement at Central Connecticut State University as demonstrated by the following cumulative grade-point averages:

  • Cum laude (honors) 3.50-3.69
  • Magna cum laude (high honors) 3.70-3.89
  • Summa cum laude (highest honors) 3.90-4.00

Graduation honors, which appear on both the diploma and the transcript, will be awarded only to full-time and part-time students who complete their graduation requirements with a minimum of 60 credits in residence at Central Connecticut State University and a cumulative earned grade-point average of at least 3.50. The residency requirement for honors may not be waived.

Candidates for Graduation Honors will be recognized at the Commencement ceremony.

Candidacy for Graduation Honors shall be determined by using the student's GPA and earned credit count, plus any in-progress courses, as of the commencement booklet printing deadline.  Candidacy for Graduation Honors does not guarantee the award of Graduation Honors upon completion of degree requirements.