Academic Handbook, Registration, Dean’s Honor List - Grad and Undergrad
Issued: 2011 03
Dean’s Honor List and Graduation “With Distinction”
DEAN'S HONOR LIST - UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS
(S.99-229, S.02-092, S.02-175, S.03-037, S.03-158, S.05-89, S.05-117, S.07-114b, S.07-140, S.07-238,
[Effective September 1, 2010, the “Dean’s Honor List – Undergraduate Students” policy was revised so
that it no longer excludes professional programs in the Faculty of Health Sciences, and the School of
Nursing suspended its program-specific Dean’s Honor List policy.]
The following statements apply to undergraduate students in the Faculties of Arts and Humanities, Health
Sciences, Information and Media Studies, Music, Science and Social Science, and at Brescia University
College, Huron University College and King’s University College.
Undergraduate students with outstanding academic records are named to the Dean’s Honor List in May
and August of each year.
In May of each year the Dean of each Faculty establishes an Honor List containing the names of
all full time students registered in that Faculty who completed a minimum of 4.0 courses during
the previous Fall/Winter Session (September-April) and earned an average for the session of 80%
or more with no failed courses.
Part time students may qualify for the list in May or August each time they accumulate a new set
of at least 5.0 consecutive courses and earn an 80% average with no failed courses within that
Full or part time graduating students who attained Dean’s Honor List standing at their last
checkpoint and maintained a cumulative average of 80% on any courses taken from then until
graduation will be named to the Dean’s Honor List upon graduation.
Note: Grades received on a Letter of Permission will be included in the average.
The following statements apply to other undergraduate faculties/schools/programs:
For the Richard Ivey School of Business, students in the Honors Business
Administration program who achieve an overall average of at least 80% on a full year's work in
HBA1 or HBA2, as defined by the program, will be designated as Pass with Distinction on UWO
A student must complete a full year’s course work as defined by the program and attain grades in
the top 25% of the class to be designated as Dean’s Honor List on Western’s transcripts.
Students may attain Dean’s Honor List standing at the end of HBA1 and at the end of HBA2.
average excludes exchange and non-Ivey courses.
A student who achieves a standing in the top 10% in both HBA1 and HBA2 will be designated as
an Ivey Scholar on Western’s transcripts.
Students may attain Ivey Scholar standing only at the
end of HBA2. The HBA1 and HBA2 averages exclude exchange and non-Ivey courses.
Eligibility for the Ivey designations is contingent on adherence to the Ivey Student Code of