Honor Cords

Ordering Honor Cords:

  • Honor cords will be sold directly from Herff Jones.
  • Honor cord Price: $4.00 plus shipping.

The honor cords criteria are as follow

(GPAs do not round up):

Undergraduate cumulative grade point average:

  • Cum Laude: 3.33 – 3.49 (Orange cord)
  • Magna Cum Laude: 3.50 – 3.95 (Red cord)
  • Summa Cum Laude: 3.96 – 4.00 (Purple cord)

Graduate cumulative grade point average:

  • Distinction: 3.60 – 3.94 (Silver cord)
  • Utmost Distinction: 3.95 – 4.00 (Gold cord)

Graduate students receiving honors may not:

  • Receive a grade of C or lower in any course.
  • Receive a NP in or repeat practicum, internship, Dissertation/Doctoral Project, and/orComprehensive/Qualifying Examination.