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President's List – Deadline April 27, 2018

All graduates are encouraged to apply for one of the most prestigious awards, the President's List. This award recognizes graduates who have rendered valuable and distinguished service to the college community. Eligibility is based on academic excellence including graduating with distinction along with interest and activities involving leadership, citizenship and community service.

  • You can download your application here. Please submit your application package, consisting of (1) your nomination form and (2) written submission by April 27, 2018 to Student Services in Brockville and Cornwall, or to Kristen Rajnovich, President's Office in Kingston.

Governor General’s Academic Medal 

Recognizes ONE graduate, across the three campuses, who has achieved the highest grade point average in any diploma program in a reasonable time.  In the event of a tie, the number of hours are considered.  If the tie remains, % grades are considered and faculty recommendations may be requested.

Graduation with Merit

Graduation with Merit recognizes superior educational performance and achievement by students receiving Statements of Achievement. To be eligible for such recognition, the student must have successfully completed an approved program of study and have achieved a grade point average of 3.50 of the required courses.

Dean’s List

Students enrolled in an SLC diploma or degree program (this does not include Laurentian University degrees) who obtain a GPA of 3.50 or higher for an academic year (September-August) will be placed on the Dean’s List and will have this noted on their transcripts. To be eligible for the Dean’s List the following conditions must be met:

  • Students must have registered full-time in a diploma or degree program for at least two academic terms during the academic year.
  • The GPA for the entire academic year will be calculated on a weighted basis, shall include all courses studied and must be 3.50 or higher.  

Faculty Awards

There are a number of program and academic school specific awards that are automatically selected and announced at Convocation. These awards do not require applications.

Special Academic Designations

Graduate with Magna Cum laude

This status is designated to a Laurentian collaborative degree graduate who has performed at a high academic achievement level with a minimum percentage of 87.5 out of 100.

Graduate with Cum laude

This status is designated to a Laurentian collaborative degree graduate who has performed at a high academic achievement level with a minimum percentage of 80 out of 100.

Graduate with Distinction

This status is designated to a graduate who has performed at a high academic achievement level with a minimum 3.50 grade point average out of 4.00.           

Provisional Graduate

Some graduates are “provisional.” The word provisional reflects the fact that the graduate is in his or her final semester and has taken or is registered in, all necessary courses to complete his or her program in the near future. These graduates are also eligible to graduate with Distinction once all requirements have been met and may be recognized for an academic award in the fall at the Academic Awards ceremony.

Cooperative Education

This designation recognizes students, who, as an integral part of their program, successfully completed the prescribed number of cooperative work terms with participating employer organizations.

For more information about Awards, please click here or contact awards@sl.on.ca.