School Honors:

Undergraduate students earning a cumulative institutional GPA of 3.5 or better are eligible for University honors. Students earning University honors may pick up a complimentary honors cord.  In order for students to be eligible to pick up a cord and be recognized as earning honors in the program, they must have the required GPA by the end of the Winter Term prior to commencement.

  • Cum Laude: 3.50–3.74
  • Magna Cum Laude: 3.75–3.89
  • Summa Cum Laude: 3.90–4.00

Student Loan Exit Interviews:

If you have received any of the following types of financial aid while attending SOU, federal regulations require that you complete an Exit Interview before leaving the University:

  • William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan
  • Stafford Loan
  • Perkins Loan
  • A.B. Fisher Graduate Loan
  • Britt Long Term Loan
  • Institutional Long Term Loan

Your repayment obligations and rights will be reviewed at that time. Please visit the following web site(s) for your exit interview:

If you have any of the following loans, your exit information will be mailed to you:

  • A.B. Fisher Graduate Loan
  • Britt Long Term Loan
  • Institutional Long Term Loan