The policies below apply only to College students. Students taking courses in other schools within the University will be graded according to the policies of those schools.
Grades ranging from A+ to F (with no D-) are used to report the standing of a student upon the completion of each course. The numeric value of each letter grade is used to calculate the grade point average.
Additional Grade Types
The pass awarded in a pass/fail course is not used in the computation of the grade point average, but it does confer credit. See additional policies governing the Pass/Fail option.
This notation indicates an approved withdrawal from a course.
The following grade designations are not permanent, i.e., students will not be graduated until these grades have been resolved:
This notation indicates that no grades have been submitted for a particular course. Students with an NR must clarify their status with the instructor and the College Office. A student may not graduate with an NR on the transcript.
PR (Formerly S)
In progress for a two-semester course.
A report of Incomplete indicates that a student's work in a course is incomplete with the instructor's permission. Students should be aware of the policies governing Incompletes and that there may be a substantial risk to Incomplete grades.
For additional information about transcript symbols and notations see the Transcript Key page on the Student Registration & Financial Services site.