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CWUP 5-90-040(8) Other Distinctions

(A) President's Scholars: President's scholars are those students who, in the current academic year, have cumulative GPA's in the top 1% of their respective school or college class. GPA is calculated by existing university policy.

(B) Dean's Scholars: Dean's scholars are those students who, in the current academic year, have cumulative GPA's in the top 5% of their respective school or college class (but not including the top 1%). GPA is calculated by existing university policy. Individual study majors are computed in the college of arts and humanities.

(C) The following conditions must be met in order to be considered for graduation with distinction:

1. At least seventy-five (75) of the credits required for the degree must be earned at CWU with a minimum of 60 credits in courses taken on the A-F graded basis.
2. Credits earned by course challenge, CLEP and other national examinations, military experiences or courses, non-college courses and industrial experience will not be allowed toward the 75 credits required for eligibility.
3. Honors shall be based on the GPA of all credits earned at Central as well as transfer credits accepted by CWU.

(D) The registrar will calculate the top percentage for declared graduates based on the end of winter quarter data. Final determination of honors will be made after spring quarter graduation when all grades are recorded.

(E) Students completing degree requirements during the summer who are permitted to participate in the preceding spring quarter commencement will not be eligible for honors recognition until the following spring commencement ceremony.