Policy Information

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Number: 3.29.1

Name: College Transcript Notations

Author: Doris Hill

Effective Date: August 21, 2017

Next Review Date: Spring 2022

Regulatory Authority

Part 1. Policy Background.

In accordance with Minnesota State Policy 3.29 College and University Transcripts and Minnesota State System Procedure 3.29.1 College and University Transcripts, North Hennepin Community College will make the following notations on the reverse side of the common Minnesota State transcript.

Part 2. NHCC Scholar Designation.

Students who did not participate in the Honors program and earned a total cumulative grade point average of 3.50 or above in college level courses will be eligible to graduate as NHCC Scholar and such designation will be noted on the transcript.

Part 3. Honors Program Designation.

Students completing the Honors program requirements will be recognized for that achievement and such honor will be noted on the transcript.

  1. Highest Honors
  2. High Honors
  3. Honors Scholar

Part 4. Honor Society Designation.

Membership in Phi Theta Kappa will be noted on the student’s transcript.

Review Action Date(s)

Campus Community Review Period




MAPE Review


MMA Review


Shared Governance Council Review


Student Senate Review


President Approval


Campus Community Dissemination



  • Formerly III.02-14
  • Date of Adoption: 16-Dec-2005
  • Revised: 11-Oct-2010
  • Revised: 27-Jan-2012
  • Revised Spring 2017 to reflect name change of MnSCU to Minnesota State