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Students receiving department and/or Latin Honors will be given an honorary cord to be worn at Convocation:

Department Honors

Students nominated for departmental honors in their major will be notified directly by their department/program as to whether they were awarded honors by the College’s Committee on Undergraduate Academic Excellence. The Committee will notify departments and programs regarding this decision by the end of Finals Week of Spring Quarter. Please contact your department or program with questions about your status.

Latin Honors

These percentages may be shifted slightly up or down at the discretion of the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Academic Affairs to take into account ties for a given rank.

Cut-offs for Latin Honors are recalculated once each year based on GPAs of June graduates. These cut-offs then apply to students graduating through March of the subsequent year. Information regarding Latin Honors is not made available prior to Convocation.

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