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Grading Policies

Grading System

Final Grades are given at the end of the semester for each course. Grades assigned at the completion of a course are as follows:
Current Grading System

Grade

Description

Points

A

93-100%

4.00

A-

90-92%

3.70

B+

87-89%

3.30

B

83-86%

3.00

B-

80-82%

2.70

C+

77-79%

2.30

C

73-76%

2.00

C-

70-72%

1.70

D+

67-69%

1.30

D

63-66%

1.00

D-

60-62%                  

0.70

F

Failure 

0.00

R

Course must be repeated; minimum level of proficiency not attained.

S

Satisfactory

U

Unsatisfactory (counts as Failure)

0.00

W

Student withdrew from class between 4th and 10th week; non Failure. 

Z

No grade submitted by the instructor.

CR

Transfer credit from another Institution or course taken on permit

NC

No credit granted.  Restricted to credit bearing courses, first time freshmen and Nursing students.

WA

Administrative Withdrawal (assigned by the Registrar’s Office for administrative reasons, e.g. lack of immunization)

WD

Drop Withdrawal (assigned by the Registrar’s Office for drops during 2nd and 3rd week of classes)

WN

Never attended (instructor initiates this grade during commencement of attendance for not attending at all during the first week of classes)

WU

Withdrew Unofficially (Same as “F”. If a student stopped attending at any time during the term then he/she should receive a WU grade.)

0.00

AUD

Audit.  Course not taken for credit or grade.

INC

Term’s work is incomplete.  The “INC” grade reverts to an “FIN” if a change is not made by the following deadlines: Spring and Summer terms- November 1; Fall term- March 15.

FIN

“F” from Incomplete.

0.00

PEN

Grade Pending disciplinary action

Discontinued Grading System/Symbols


=

Course does not count in the GPA or credits completed

*WN

Never Attended (effective Fall 2009-Winter 2013)

ABS

Absent from final

FAB

Failed due to Absent

0.00

FPN

Failed due to Pending

0.00

REP

Course already taken and successfully completed with a grade of “C” or better

TR

Transfer credit from another Institution or course taken on permit

WF

Withdrew Failing

0.00

WN

Never Attended (counts in GPA computation; same as Failure; effective Fall 2008-Summer 2009)

0.00

WP

Withdrew Passing

X

Non-Punitive Failure

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