Medallions & Pins

Traditional and Adult Undergraduate Students
Honor medallions are awarded to those earning Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude, and Summa Cum Laude.  Students graduating with distinction or high distinction will receive pins indicating their level of achievement.

Honors for the May 2017 commencement program will based on your cumulative grade point average at mid-term spring semester.

Students in the Traditional and Adult Undergraduate programs who have earned 64 or more credits at Concordia and have earned the following Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) are eligible to receive the honor medallion:

  • 3.90 or higher are designated as graduating summa cum laude
  • 3.75 to 3.89 are designated as graduating magna cum laude
  • 3.60 to 3.74 are designated as graduating cum laude

Students in the Traditional and Adult Undergraduate programs who have earned 63 or fewer credits at Concordia and have earned the following Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) are eligible to receive a pin for their achievement:

  • 3.90 or higher will be recognized as graduating with high distinction
  • 3.75 to 3.89 will be recognized as graduating with distinction

Graduate Students
Students receiving a Master of Arts (MA), Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Science (MS) and have maintained a 3.0 Cumulative Grade Point Average, or if receiving an Educational Specialist (Ed.S) degree and have maintained a 3.2 Cumulative Grade Point Average, will receive a medallion that signifies their achievement.

Doctoral Students
Students receiving a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree will not be receiving a medallion that signifies their achievement.

Please visit the FAQ document for more details pertaining to the above.

Distribution
Medallions and pins for all qualifying students will be distributed at the One-Stop Grad-Shop event or with their commencement attire if ordered online.

This page was last updated 3/13/17.