Symbols and Regalia
University Symbols and Regalia
Honor Cords and Stoles
Old Gold honor cords are worn by undergraduate students graduating with summa cum laude, magna cum laude, or cum laude honors with a minimum GPA of 3.5.
Purple and gold honor cords are worn by members of Delta Mu Delta, the National Honor Society in Business Administration. Inductees are students in good standing selected from the top 20 percent of the junior and senior class, approved by the Business faculty. The minimum GPA requirement is 3.2 for undergraduate students and 3.25 for graduate students.
Blue and white honor cords are worn by members of Chi Sigma Iota, the counseling honor society which recognizes students for academic excellence.
Purple and red honor cords are worn by members of Alpha Epsilon Delta, the pre-health honor society. NNU members maintain a high pre-health GPA and participate in service to the community and promote the highest quality of pre-health education.
Forest green and ivory honor cords are worn by members of Sigma Pi Sigma, the official honor society of the physics profession. Election to Sigma Pi Sigma requires distinctive achievement and high scholarship in physics with a minimum GPA of 3.5 in physics and 3.5 overall.
Gold honor cords are worn by members of Psi Chi, the National Honor Society in Psychology. Members must be in good standing at the university and in the department, must be in the top 35% of their class, and must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
Red stoles are worn by ordained ministers.