Graduation honors are conferred on bachelor's degree recipients only.
In order to be eligible for graduation honors, you must be a bachelor's degree candidate, have at least a 3.80 cumulative grade point average, and have completed at least 30 credits of coursework at University of Maryland Global Campus (or University of Maryland University College credits) for which a letter grade and quality points were assigned. For honors to be conferred with a second bachelor’s degree, the student is required to have a total of 30 new University of Maryland Global Campus credits (or University of Maryland University College credits) and the requisite GPA.
Please note the honors designations based on GPA:
- Cum Laude: GPA 3.800-3.900
- Magna Cum Laude: GPA 3.901-3.999
- Summa Cum Laude: GPA 4.0
Please refer to your academic catalog for further details.