University of Hartford Students

B.U.S. Honors Options

There are three types of honors that B.U.S. students may be eligible for at the University of Hartford.

  1. Option 1: Graduation honors are awarded to B.U.S. students who have completed a minimum of 45 credits for a grade in residence at the University of Hartford. Bachelor's degrees are conferred cum laude on students whose cumulative GPA is 3.25 or above, magna cum laude on students whose cumulative GPA is 3.5 or above, and summa cum laude on students whose GPA is 3.75 or above. Courses taken on a pass/no pass basis are not counted towards the 45 credit minimum requirement.
  2. Option 2: The University Honors program is designed for academically motivated students and offers an enriched curriculum and additional learning experiences. Students completing the honors program requirements will have university honors noted on their diplomas. For more information on the University Honors Program for B.U.S. students, go to:
  3. Option 3: In addition, the University hosts the Beta Psi Alpha chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda, a national honor society for adult part-time students. Part-time students who have completed at least 100 credits towards their degrees and have a minimum of 24 credits in residence at the University of Hartford and a GPA of 3.5 are eligible for membership in this honor society. For information, contact Karen Sullivan at 860-768-4373 or
The next Open House will be held Tuesday, January 10th, 2012 at 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. at the Gray Conference Center.