Attire, Medallions, & Pins

Attire

All graduates participating in the December ceremony must submit an ON-LINE CAP & GOWN ORDER form (available on November 1, 2017 at noon). Online orders will be accepted through December 12, 2017 at 11:59 pm, 2017. However, orders received after December 6, 2017 will incur an additional $25 processing fee and will need to be picked up on the day of the ceremony .

Medallions and Pins

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 commencement program will based on your cumulative grade point average at mid-term of the semester of the ceremony.

Students in the Undergraduate programs who have earned 60 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 Undergraduate programs who have earned 59 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) or Educational Doctorate (EdD) degree do not wear a medallion.

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

Distribution
Medallions and pins for all qualifying students will be sent with your online attire order.

This page was last updated 11/1/17