Recognizing Excellence

Every year, a number of engineering and computer science students are honored for their achievements in academics, community service, and competitions. Please join us in recognizing and congratulating them on their success.

The Dean's List

Students with a semester GPA of 3.5 or above in at least twelve credits of degree courses are placed on the Dean's List. Students with a final cumulative GPA between 3.2 and 3.59 graduate with distinction; those with 3.6 or above graduate with high distinction. Contact the Advising Office for more information.

Difference Makers

Nominated by faculty, staff and peers, UM-Dearborn Difference Makers are outstanding students and alumni. They are at the forefront of their fields, embodying academic and professional achievement, integrity, leadership and creative contribution to improve the lives of others in southeast Michigan communities. For more information, please see the Michigan Difference Makers website.

Honors Scholars

The Honor Scholars Awards are organized by the Provost's Office and recipients are recognized at the Honors Convocation.The award is given to one student in each degree major. Undergraduate students must have at least a 3.3 cumulative GPA and a minimum of 90 credit hours earned to qualify. Graduate students must have at least a 7.0 cumulative GPA and a minimum or 75 percent of their program completed to qualify. 

Distinguished Graduate Student Research Award

The College of Engineering and Computer Science recognizes graduate students who demonstrate excellence in research. A faculty member may nominate any student currently enrolled in a graduate program at CECS. Each winter, up to three winners will be recognized with a signed certificate from the dean and a $1,000 award. Nominations must be submitted online by January 8, 2018.