Grades are assigned to students by instructors as a representation of the student's academic achievement. Both grades and grade-point average are recorded on a student's official record and transcript.
Students can view grades in LionPATH within 48 hours after the final exam or final assessment of a course.
View the definitions and meanings of different grading scales and symbols used for undergraduate, graduate, law, and medical courses.
Each grade earned has a corresponding grade-point equivalent which is used to calculate a student's semester and cumulative grade-point average.
Undergraduate students who achieve academic excellence are named to the Dean's List if they meet defined enrollment and grade-point average criteria.
In some circumstances, students may earn credits for a course through the successful completion of a comprehensive examination.
If, for reasons beyond a student's control, a student cannot complete a course within the prescribed time, the grade in that course may be deferred with permission of the instructor.
The symbol NG is added to a student's transcript if an instructor does not submit a grade for the student by the grade-reporting deadline and a deferred grade is not approved.
The Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading system is available for a limited number of courses, subject ot the regulations of the college and degree programs.
Information about the Spring 2020 grading process and resources available to students, including key dates and deadlines, the alternative grading system, and instructions on how to use the GPA calculator.
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