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Crimson Pin Scholars – Spring 2019

The Crimson Scholar program is a recognition and enrichment program for students of exceptional academic achievement. Designation as a Crimson Scholar is placement among the top New Mexico State University students. Crimson Scholar students must be continuing undergraduate students with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher. Students must earn at least three(3) GPA hours per semester, and must be degree seeking.

Crimson Pins: Received after the accumulation of 24 Crimson Scholar credit hours.

Commencement: Accumulation of 38 Crimson Scholar credit hours AND a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above in the semester before graduation.

Transcript Notation: Accumulation of 45 Crimson Scholar credit hours and a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above at the end of the last semester. “Crimson Scholar Graduate” will be printed on the final transcript.

Note: Students with a confidentiality hold will only be listed if the hold is lifted in the Admissions and Records Department that is located in the Student Services building, , 575.439.3600.