Graduation and the Transcript
Graduation

The student's Penn degree and associated honors appear on the student's transcript, in the "Degrees Awarded" section.

To appear on the transcript, the degree date must match the official graduation date for the term in which the degree was awarded.

Degree-related information and the format in which it appears on the transcript:

INFORMATION

FORMAT ON TRANSCRIPT

Degree [no distinction in major

[date] [degree] in [major]

Example: 12-15-94 BA IN ENGLISH

Degree [distinction major]

[date] [degree] with distinction in [major]

Example: 12-15-94 BA

WITH DISTINCTION IN ENGLISH

NOTE: each major distinction appears on a separate line.

Graduation Honors

Translated value, on a line below the degree

Example: 12-15-94 BA IN ENGLISH

SUMMA CUM LAUDE

Rank in Class

not shown on transcript

Grade point average

shown as part of term-related information, for those divisions that allow it

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