Graduation with Honors
To be eligible for honors at graduation a student must:
- Complete residency, 30 semester hours with 15 in major at Limestone University toward a baccalaureate degree. (Credit by examination is not included in the total earned credit hours for academic awards)
- Attain the following Grade Point Average on all Limestone work:
- Summa Cum Laude 3.95 to 4.0
- Magna Cum Laude 3.75 to 3.94
- Cum Laude 3.50 to 3.74
The Faculty of Limestone University makes prestigious awards for outstanding academic achievement, leadership, and citizenship on Awards Day and at Commencement. These include the General Excellence Award in memory of Mary Wilks Thomas of the class of 1859, the W.B. and Louise Camp Academic Award established in 1974, and the General Excellence Extended Campus Classroom Award and the General Excellence Extended Campus Internet Award. Candidates for associate degrees are not eligible for any academic awards.