Degree-seeking students may be eligible for academic distinction based on the quality point average of coursework completed at Roane State. Academic honors are reflected on the student’s transcript and diploma. Certificate students do not qualify for academic distinction. Distinction designations are based on the following grade point averages: 3.5-3.69 cum laude; 3.7-3.89 magna cum laude; 3.9-4.0 summa cum laude. Academic distinction is based on the student's cumulative GPA at the end of the semester prior to the spring ceremony.
Roane State Community College is a TBR and AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against students, employees, or applicants for admission or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, age, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or any other legally protected class with respect to all employment, programs and activities sponsored by Roane State. View full non-discrimination policy.