Graduation Honors

CHANCELLOR'S MEDALLION AWARD

The Chancellor's Medallion is awarded to five UM-Dearborn undergraduate degree candidates, selected across all academic units, and is presented at the Commencement Exercise. The students are selected by the faculty based on their academic record, quality of character, vitality, intellect, and integrity. The December awardees are selected from students who were graduated in August and those who are to be graduated in December. The April/May awardees are selected from students who are to be graduated in April/May. This distinction is noted on the student’s transcript as Distinguished Scholar.

GRADUATING WITH DISTINCTION

Undergraduate students who graduate and have obtained a cumulative GPA of at least 3.2 but less than 3.6 are recommended for graduation “With Distinction”. This distinction is noted on transcripts and diplomas as With Distinction.

Graduate students who graduate and have obtained a cumulative GPA of at least 3.7 but less than 4.0 are recommended for graduation “With Distinction”. This distinction is noted on transcripts and diplomas as With Distinction.

Graduation distinctions are not calculated and granted for graduate programs of the College of Engineering and Computer Science and College of Education, Health, and Human Services or for any graduate programs affiliated with the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies.

GRADUATING WITH HIGH DISTINCTION

Undergraduate students who graduate and have obtained a cumulative GPA of 3.6 and above are recommended for graduation “With High Distinction”. This distinction is noted on transcripts and diplomas as With High Distinction.

Graduate students who graduate and have obtained a cumulative GPA of 4.0 are recommended for graduation “With High Distinction”. This distinction is noted on transcripts and diplomas as With High Distinction.

Graduation distinctions are not calculated and granted for graduate programs of the College of Engineering and Computer Science and College of Education, Health, and Human Services or for any graduate programs affiliated with the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies.