Final grades are due within 72 business hours of the final
examination of each class. Faculty who need assistance with
submitting final grades are invited to stop the Office of the
Registrar. Students and faculty with questions about grading
policies and practices should consult their dean's office.
The grading scales for each level follow:
|Undergraduate Level||Graduate Level|
|Grade||Point Value||Grade||Point Value|
|C-||1.7|| || |
|D+||1.3|| || |
|D||1|| || |
"C" is the lowest passing grade on the graduate
level. There is no "D-" on the undergraduate
Additional Marks and
|ABF - Absent/Failure||ABF - Absent/Failure|
|ABX - Absent/No Penalty||AU - Audit|
|AU - Audit||IN - Incomplete|
|P - Passing||P - Passing|
|UW - Unofficial Withdrawal||UW - Unofficial Withdrawal|
|WD - Withdrawal||WD - Withdrawal|
|X - Failure, No Penalty|| |
Please note the following pertaining to the University's marks
- There is no mark of INC on the undergraduate
level. On the graduate level, this mark is assigned to students who
fail to submit a research paper or some equivalent research
- On the graduate level, the grade P is assigned
in courses that may only be graded on a "pass/fail" basis.
- On the undergraduate level, the grade P is
assigned to students whose application for the
"pass/fail" option is approved and who do passing
work. Undergraduates approved for the "pass/fail" option who
do failing work are assigned the mark
of X. Undergraduates approved for
the "pass/fail" option who miss their final examinations are
assigned the mark of ABX.
- Undergraduates not exercising the "pass/fail" option who miss
their final examinations are assigned the mark of
ABF. This mark counts in the GPA as an F.
- The mark of WD (withdrawal) is assigned upon
the completion of the of the official withdrawal process.
- The mark of UW (unofficial withdrawal) may be
assigned, at the instructor's discretion, in cases for which
there is an insufficient basis for an earned
- The mark of AU is assigned to both
undergraduate and graduate students whose application for the audit
option is approved. Students approved to audit a course
receive no credit for it. Courses taken on an audit basis may
not be repeated for credit.
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