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Baccalaureate Honors Convocation

Honors and Awards

The virtual 2021 Baccalaureate Ceremony to be held on Tuesday, June 1 at 7 pm. Students with outstanding academic achievements will be honored at the Baccalaureate ceremony as part of the commencement celebration. Please tune in at to support our students.  

The Baccalaureate Honors Convocation is a ceremony for students who have earned academic distinction. 

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.)

Students who entered as transfer students and have taken at least 45 credits with letter grades (A, B, C, D, F) at Queens College may be given honors if their grade point average on the basis of work done only at Queens College meets the requirements, as does their cumulative grade point average including work done at previous institutions.
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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