88-00 Distinction and Honors


88-30 Graduation with Distinction
88-70 Graduation with Honors


88-30 Graduation with Distinction Print This Policy

Distinction at graduation shall be awarded to those baccalaureate degree candidates of the graduating class according to the following rule. The top 12 percent of the baccalaureate degree candidates from any college shall be eligible to graduate with distinction if they have achieved at least a grade-point average of 3.50, based on at least 60 credits at the University. The 12 percent should be divided into 2 percent "With Highest Distinction," 4 percent "With High Distinction," and 6 percent "With Distinction."

Distinction at graduation shall be awarded to those associate degree candidates of the graduating class according to the following rule. The top 12 percent of the associate degree candidates from any college shall be eligible to graduate with distinction if they have achieved at lease a grade-point average of 3.50, based on at least 30 credits at the University. The 12 percent should be divided into 2 percent "With Highest Distinction," 4 percent "With High Distinction," and 6 percent "With Distinction."

O-4: Graduation With Distinction

Revised: 5/7/74 (as Rule E-9)
Revised: 6/4/74 (as Rule E-9)
Revised: 11/9/82


88-70 Graduation with Honors Print This Policy

Those members of the graduating class who have fulfilled the requirements listed under The Schreyer Honors College (Section 65-00) shall have the fact of the completion of an honors program inscribed on their diplomas (not applicable at Penn State Capital College).

Revised: 4/1/80


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