Honors Information

GPA Honors

GPA Honors at Graduation is based on a student’s cumulative Weber State University grade point average. GPA honor recognitions are indicated in the commencement program, on the diploma and transcript.

Students who qualify for GPA Honors at Graduation may pick up a honor cord with their cap and gown.  Details of exact dates and times will appear in the commencement links. Students belonging to a private or national honor society should contact the honor society concerning any academic regalia.

University, Departmental, and General Honors at Graduation, for eligible students, is also indicated in the commencement program, on the diploma and transcript. Students should contact the Honors Program for additional information.

 

GPA Honor Categories

Bachelor Degrees- Purple and White Cords

Summa Cum Laude
3.9 or higher

Magna Cum Laude
3.8 or higher

Cum Laude
3.6 or higher

Note:  The honor cord for Summa Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude and Cum Laude is purple and white.

 

Associate Degrees- White cords

High Honors
3.85 or higher

Honors
3.6 or higher

Note: The honor cord for High Honors and Honors is white.

 

 

Note: There are no GPA Honors for Master degrees or Institutional Certificates.