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Grad Images Photography

GradImages, a professional photography service, will be at commencement to photograph graduates as they are recognized on stage. Your proofs will be sent via e-mail to your student account and mailed to your home address. If you have any questions regarding your proofs, please contact GradImages Customer Service Department at (800) 261-2576 or email them at You may pre-register your e-mail address at to ensure an accurate address is on file. By pre-registering, you will receive a coupon for 20% off your order.

Color Representation

The colors you will see in the hoods of our faculty represent the various fields in which the degrees were taken:

apricot_bullet Apricot – Nursingsalmon_bullet Salmon Pink – Public Health
orange_bullet Orange – Engineeringgoldenyellow_bullet Golden Yellow – Science
brown_bullet Brown – Fine Artsscarlet_bullet Scarlet – Theology
pink_bullet Pink – Musicgreen_bullet Green – Medicine
citron_bullet Citron – Social Workyellowbrown_bullet Yellow-Brown: Commerce, Business, Accounting
purple_bullet Purple – Lawlemonyellow_bullet Lemon-Yellow – Library Science
crimson_bullet Crimson – Journalismwhiteblack_bullet White – Arts, Letters, Humanities
sage_bullet Sage Green – Physical Educationlightblue_bullet Light Blue – Education
darkblue_bullet Dark Blue – Philosophy

Graduation with Honors

Undergraduate students who are baccalaureate degree recipients having earned at least fifty-three (53) credits at Monmouth University and have a cumulative GPA no lower than 3.50 will be graduated with honors. This distinction is indicated on the diploma. Academic honor cords, to be worn at Commencement, will be distributed to students with their cap and gown.

  • Cum Laude: 3.50 – 3.64
  • Magna Cum Laude: 3.65 – 3.84
  • Summa Cum Laude: 3.85 – 4.00

Honor society and non-academic honor cords will be distributed by the advisor for each of the relevant organizations. If you are currently a member of such an organization, you should contact your advisor to determine if and when honor cords will be distributed to the graduating members.

Graduate students are not eligible for honor cords unless provided by their specific academic discipline’s honor society.