Undergraduate students must have earned at least 50 hours of letter-graded, cumulative-GPA-computed credit at WMU to be eligible for honors. Undergraduate students who obtain a high level of performance during their University career are awarded the following honors:
- Cum Laude—3.50 to 3.69
- Magna Cum Laude—3.70 to 3.89
- Summa Cum Laude—3.90 to 4.00
Those graduating with honors are acknowledged with special accessories worn during their commencement ceremony.