Grading Instructions

Electronic Grade Change Instructions for Faculty

Electronic Grade Change Instructions for Chairs/Deans

Web Based Grading Instructions

Grading Calendar

Section 3.5 of the Faculty Handbook states, "Grades are due in the Registrar's Office no later than 72 hours (exclusive of Saturday, Sunday, and days when the university is closed) after the last day of final examinations."

It is requested that faculty with exams prior to the last day of exams for fall and spring semesters submit their grades as soon as they are calculated and not wait until the deadline to submit.

July 2, 2014 First Summer Session
July 19, 2014  Middle Summer Session
Aug 13, 2014 Second and Entire Session
Dec 24, 2014 Spring and Summer "I" grades revert to "F"
Dec 24, 2014 Fall
May 19, 2014 Spring

Faculty Web Grading Instructions

Undergraduate Grading Legend

Grades Significance
A Superior
B+ Excellent
B Very Good
C+ Good
C Acceptable
D Minimum 
F Inadequate
AUD Audit
I Grade deferred--given in rare instances to students who would normally have completed the course work but who could not do so because of special circumstances. If this grade is not removed during the next regular semester, a grade of F will result.
W Withdrawn
S Satisfactory
U Unsatisfactory

In all departments in the College of Science and Liberal Arts, a grade of C or higher is required in any lower division course (200 level and below) that serves as a prerequisite for another course.

Graduate Grading Legend

Grades GPA Significance
A 4.0 Excellent
B+ 3.5 Good
B 3.0 Acceptable
C+ 2.5 Marginal Performance
C 2.0 Minimum Performance
F 0.0 Failure
I Incomplete
W Approved Withdrawal
AUD Audited (no academic credit)
S or U Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory
P Pass - Final Grade for Completed Master's Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

Unlike undergraduate courses, there is no D grade for graduate courses. Assigned grades must be consistent with the level of the course and not the matriculation level of the student in the course.