Graduation Honors/Dress Code

GRADUATION HONORS 

Graduation Honors- Graduate

Graduation honors will appear on the diploma and transcript. Honors are earned by achieving the following:

Honors: cumulative grade point average of 3.800 - 3.899.
High Honors: cumulative grade point average of 3.900 - 4.000.

Students who have received a grade of "XF" (failure due to a finding of guilty of academic dishonesty by the judicial process) are not eligible for graduation honors.

Students enrolled in the Post Professional (T-DPT) Doctor of Physical Therapy program are not eligible for graduation honors or distinction.

Graduation Honors- Undergraduate

Graduation honors will appear on the diploma and transcript. Honors are earned by achieving the following:

Summa Cum Laude: cumulative grade point average of 3.900 – 4.000.
Magna Cum Laude: cumulative grade point average of 3.750 – 3.899.
Cum Laude: cumulative grade point average of 3.600 – 3.749.

Students who have received a grade of "XF" (failure due to a finding of guilty of academic dishonesty by the judicial process) are not eligible for graduation honors.

DRESS CODE

Students are expected to be professionally attired in the clinical area. Students must wear an Upstate Medical University Identification Badge at all times. Reference should be made to the departmental handbook or institutional guidelines for specifics guidelines for acceptable dress.