Academic Honors and Awards


Dean’s List

Full Time Students

The Dean’s list notation will appear on the transcript of full time students (those taking 12 or more credits per term) in the term they achieve a GPA of 3.5 and above.

Part Time Students

The Dean’s list notation will appear on the transcript of part time students for each accumulation of 12 credits if they achieve a GPA of 3.5 and above.

Degree Honors for General Excellence

Latin Honors are computed using only those courses taken in the CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies and awarded when students have completed their baccalaureate degree with a final grade point average as follows:

  • Cum Laude (with praise) 3.50

  • Magna Cum Laude (with great praise) 3.75

  • Summa Cum Laude (with highest praise) 3.85

Valedictorian are selected for having the highest GPA of the graduating class.