Jun 24, 2018  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Commencement Awards and Honors

Undergraduate Award for Outstanding Scholarship / Valedictorian

Awarded to a bachelor’s degree graduate according to the following criteria:

• Academic achievement
• Service to LIM College
• Service to the industry
• Student’s willingness to serve as Valedictorian
Recipients are required to have earned a minimum of 70% of their degree credits at LIM College and have completed the degree program within the prescribed time frame.

Award for Dedicated Service to LIM College

Awarded to an undergraduate student who has given significant time and energy to LIM College as a volunteer

Associate Degree Award for Outstanding Scholarship

Awarded to the associate degree graduate with the highest GPA who has completed his or her program within the prescribed time frame

Industry Awards

Awards granted to undergraduate students for accomplishments in the areas noted below. These awards are sponsored by companies in the fashion industry.

Fashion Merchandising
Senior Co-op
Visual Merchandising

Bachelor’s Latin Honors

Summa Cum Laude: 3.85 and higher cumulative GPA
Magna Cum Laude: 3.70 to 3.84 cumulative GPA
Cum Laude: 3.50 to 3.69 cumulative GPA

Any student who has been involved in an academic dishonesty incident is not eligible for any Commencement honor or award.

Only students who have submitted a completed Application for Graduation by the due date will be eligible for Commencement awards.

Final determination of honors is only available after a student’s last semester final grades have been certified.