Graduation academic honors for undergraduates are determined as a result of the candidate's overall grade point average (GPA) at NMU. After graduation, undergraduate students will have their academic honors designation printed on their diploma and transcript.
Bachelor Degree Honors
- Summa Cum Laude - GPA 3.90-4.00
- Magna Cum Laude - GPA 3.75-3.89
- Cum Laude - GPA 3.50-3.74
Associate Degree Honors
- High Honor - GPA 3.80-4.00
- Honor - GPA 3.50-3.79
Undergraduates with academic honors can purchase honor cords from the NMU Bookstore. Summa Cum Laude honor students will also receive a Summa Cum Laude medallion and a congratulatory letter from the Academic Senate.