Honors Recognition

University Honors

To be included on the University Honors list, a student must:

  1. be enrolled full-time (a minimum of 12 semester hours),

  2. earn at least 45 grade points for the semester,

  3. earn at least a 3.5 GPA on courses completed in residence, and

  4. have no incomplete grades (symbol X).

Students are notified on the semester grade report of their inclusion on the list.

(General Information Bulletin 2007-2008, p. 102)

College Scholars

To be designated a College Scholar, a student must meet the following requirements:

  1. The student must be registered as an undergraduate in the current semester. Students who hold an undergraduate degree or are registered in-absentia are not eligible.

  2. The student must have completed at least 30 semester hours of coursework in residence at the university and at least 60 semester hours of college coursework, including transferred work and credit by examination.

  3. The student must rank in the top 20% of their class in each college or school in which he or she is pursuing a major, based on in-residence cumulative grade-point average.

  4. The student must have an in-residence university grade-point average of at least 3.50.

To be designated a Distinguished College Scholar, a student must meet the following requirements:

  1. The student must meet the first, second and fourth College Scholar requirements stated above.

  2. The student also must rank in the top 4% of his or her class in each college or school in which he or she is pursuing a major, based on in-residence cumulative grad- point average.

(General Information Bulletin 2007-2008, p. 102)

College Scholars will receive invitations to Honors Day ceremonies about 3 weeks before the ceremonies take place.