Iowa Lakes is proud of the academic honors earned by its students. An honors list is published each term honoring full-time students who have earned a grade point average of 3.25 or higher. The list is released to area news media.
Candidates for graduation who have earned a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher are also honored at the commencement ceremony.
Three classes of recognition are indicated:
- Cum laude: 3.25 - 3.49
- Magna cum laude: 3.50 - 3.74
- Summa cum laude: 3.75 - 4.00
Graduation honors are also posted on the academic record based on the final cumulative GPA.