iowa lakes is proud of the academic honors earned by its students. the deans’ honors list is published each term which includes names of those full-time students (12 or more graded credits) who have earned a grade point average of 3.25 to 3.99. students with a 4.00 grade point average are placed on the college president’s honors list. the lists are released to area news media.
candidates for graduation who have earned a cumulative gpa of 3.25 or higher are also honored at the commencement ceremony.
three classes of recognition are indicated:
- cum laude: 3.25 - 3.49
- magna cum laude: 3.50 - 3.74
- summa cum laude: 3.75 - 4.00
graduation honors are also posted on the academic record based on the final cumulative gpa.