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Honors — SGCS
Graduation Honors (bachelor’s programs only)
Baccalaureate degree candidates with outstanding scholarship qualify for honors recognized at Commencement. Learners who qualify for honors receive honor cords at Commencement, are noted in the Commencement program, and are recognized during the ceremony.
Learners with a cumulative grade point average of 3.50 or higher are eligible for graduation with honors. To qualify, graduates of continuing studies programs must complete all required courses within the major at Olivet. The honor ranks are as follows:
Dean's List (undergraduates only)
A learner who completes a minimum of 12 credit hours in a semester with an average of 3.50 qualifies for the Dean's List.
Ralph E. Perry Student Award of Excellence
At each Commencement, one student is selected to receive the Ralph E. Perry Student Award of Excellence. The criteria for selection include outstanding scholarship and excellent leadership. The selection is made by the School of Graduate and Continuing Studies administrative team based on recommendations presented by program coordinators, faculty, and classmates.