Undergraduate students are named to the President’s list when they complete at least 12 hours with a 4.0 grade point average and successfully complete any courses taken Pass/Fail. Students with incomplete grades are not eligible.
Undergraduate students who complete at least 12 hours, achieve a 3.5-3.99 grade point average, and pass all courses taken Pass/Fail are named to the Dean’s List. Students with incomplete grades are not eligible.
Latin Honors Designations for Graduates
An undergraduate student completing a degree with at least 60 credit hours earned at LCU may be eligible for Latin Honors designation based on the following grade point average (GPA) criteria. GPA is calculated based on credit hours earned at LCU only.
The commencement program is printed prior to graduation and will reflect honors status achieved through the last semester completed prior to the graduation term. Final honors levels will reflect on the transcript and diploma. Latin honors printed in commencement programs are considered pending until the official transcript and diploma reflect final GPA and Latin honors.
Honors College Graduates
Honors students who successfully complete the Honors College Graduate course requirements will graduate as Honors College Graduates.
Honors College Scholars
Honors students who successfully complete the Honors College Scholar course requirements will graduate as Honors College Scholars.
Each department has the option of awarding two bronze medals to outstanding students in their fields.
Silver medals are awarded to individuals who make outstanding contributions to the university.
For the Trustees Award, the faculty selects the senior male and female students who best represent the ideals of the university. For the President’s Award, the faculty selects the male and female students who evidence the greatest promise of spiritual service. The dean’s award goes to the graduating student of each college with the highest grade point average. The student body and faculty choose Mister and Miss Lubbock Christian University, as representatives of the ideals of the university.
Stoles and Cords
Commencement regalia should enhance the academic focus of commencement. Stoles worn at commencement will be limited to those designated by the Honors College. Cords will be allowed according to the following criteria:
Certain types of cords are prohibited, cords representing membership in professional, fraternal, or community organizations, or cords representing an organization not associated ACHS.