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Baccalaureate Honors Convocation

Honors and Awards

The Baccalaureate Honors Convocation is a ceremony for students who have earned academic distinction. Families of these students are invited to attend the Convocation on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 7 pm in Colden Auditorium.

If you are eligible for any honors, prizes, or awards, you will be notified directly by your department and/or the College Committee on Honors & Awards. Notification will be sent to students' home addresses on record in early May.

Questions regarding eligibility may be directed to the office of Honors and Scholarships, Honors and Awards at 718-997-5503.

Requirements for Graduation with General College Honors*

(Based on the scholastic average of a minimum of 60 credits
taken at Queens College and the prior term cumulative GPA.)
Summa Cum Laude 3.900 and up
Magna Cum Laude 3.750 - 3.899
Cum Laude 3.500 - 3.749

*Honors are not calculated for graduate students.

Questions regarding departmental honors should be directed to your major department.


The Events Office cannot help you with any questions concerning your academic status.
Please see the Registrar, Academic Advising, or your department.



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Office: Kiely Hall, Room 413

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 Important Dates


 Baccalaureate Honors Convocation Timing


Baccalaureate Honors Convocation
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
5 pm Parking lots 15N & 15S open
6 pm Graduates check in the lobby of Goldstein Theatre
7 pm Baccalaureate Honors Convocation begins in Colden Auditorium
8:30 pm

Baccalaureate Honors Convocation ends



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