|Commencement in May||Apply by February 1st|
|Commencement in August||Apply by June 1st|
|Commencement in December||Apply by October 15th|
Students of superior academic achievement graduate with distinction according to their quality point average earned at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts only. The following standards will be used for students graduating in the year 2012 and thereafter. For students graduating prior to 2012 please refer to the MCLA 2006-2007 catalog.
|Summa cum Laude||3.800 - 4.000|
|Magna cum Laude||3.600 - 3.799|
|Cum Laude||3.300 - 3.599|
Students may attend the graduation ceremony following completion of ALL graduation
requirements. Students must complete an application for graduation by the deadlines
listed in the section graduation requirements. The form must be submitted to the
Information pertaining to the Commencement ceremonies can be found here.