Who is Eligible:
All students that have graduated or applied to graduate in the following semesters: Fall 2015, Spring 2016 and Summer 2016.
Graduating Seniors will be receiving honors based on the following criteria:
To receive honors at graduation at CSU Channel Islands, a student must:
- Complete a minimum 30 units of courses taken at CI for a letter grade.;
- Earn a grade point average of 3.50 or above in all work taken at CI.
- Earn the following cumulative grade point average in all undergraduate courses, including transfer work:
- Summa Cum Laude
This honor is awarded to all students who earn a grade point average of 3.90 - 4.0.
- Magna Cum Laude
This honor is awarded to all students who earn a grade point average of 3.75 - 3.89
- Cum Laude
This honor is awarded to all students who earn a grade point average of 3.50 - 3.74.
- Summa Cum Laude
To be nominated by Program faculty.
Mortar Board is the premier national honor society recognizing college seniors for superior achievement in scholarship, leadership and service. Membership is synonymous with dedication and success. Only a select few students on each campus are invited to join this esteemed society - an honor that places them among the most amazing college scholar-leaders in the U.S.
Mortar Board members are not only recognized as the top scholars and leaders on their campuses, but are presented with the unique opportunity to join a diverse group of students from vastly different disciplines and interests in our society.
The CSU Channel Islands chapter is the Four Pillars Chapter and our motto is "Strength in diversity, service to community."
- Outstanding Integrative Approaches Award
Granted to a student who exemplifies an education marked by integrative approaches from more than one discipline.
- Outstanding Experiential and Service Learning Award
Granted to a student who exemplifies an education marked by experiential and service learning.
- Outstanding Multicultural Perspectives Award
Granted to a student who demonstrates a widening of multicultural perspectives.
- Outstanding International Perspectives Award
Granted to a student who demonstrates a widening of international perspectives.
Honors Convocation registration will open April 2016.
CSU Channel Islands
Saturday, May 14, 2016
Check-in by: 6:15pm
Ceremony begins: 6:30 pm
Reception immediately following ceremony
Please thoroughly read the “Honors Convocation Important Information” for additional details.
For more information please contact
Curriculum Coordinator and APDB Coordinator