2020 Honors Convocation has been postponed:

In light of the email communication regarding the postponement of Commencement, Honors Convocation will also be postponed until a new date is set for Commencement ceremonies. We know this is a disappointment, but as soon as we are able to set a new date, we will update this webpage for your information. Stay well!

For more information please contact

Rachel Danielson - for information on GPA and Honors list 
Assistant Registrar 
805-437-3258 
rachel.danielson@csuci.edu

Andrea Skinner - for information on Honors Convocation
Curriculum Coordinator and APDB Coordinator 
805-437-2749 
andrea.skinner@csuci.edu

University Honors

To receive honors at graduation at CSU Channel Islands, a student must:

  1. Complete a minimum 30 units of courses taken at CI for a letter grade.;
  2. Earn a grade point average of 3.50 or above in all work taken at CI.
  3. 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.
      (SP03-24)

Program Honors

To be nominated by Program faculty.

Mortar Board

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."

Mission-Based Awards

  • 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.
    (SP01-41)
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