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CWUP 5-90-010(21) Grading Policies and Regulations

(A) "Grade points" are assigned to each grade as follows:

Letter GradeGPA CreditTranscript ExplanationDefinition of letter grade / Policy Statement
A4.0ExcellentMeets all objectives of the course and fulfills all requirements; performs at a level that reflects excellence
A-3.7
B+3.3GoodMeets all objectives of the course and fulfills all requirements; performs at a high level
B3.0
B-2.7
C+2.3SatisfactoryMeets all objectives of the course and fulfills all requirements; performs at a satisfactory level
C2.0
C-1.7
D+1.3Marginal PassMakes progress toward meeting the course objectives; fulfills course requirements at a substandard level
D1.0
D-0.7
F0.0FailureFails to meet the course objectives; does not fulfill course requirements

(B) No "grade points" are assigned for the following symbols:

CRCredit (see CWUP 5-90-010(17))
NCNo Credit (see CWUP 5-90-010(17))
SSatisfactory (see CWUP 5-90-010(34))
UUnsatisfactory (see CWUP 5-90-010(34))
AUAudit (see CWUP 5-90-010(8))
WComplete withdrawal from the university. (see CWUP 5-90-010(39))
+WUncontested withdrawal from a course. (see CWUP 5-90-010(30))
HWHardship withdrawal from a course. (see CWUP 5-90-010(23))
IIncomplete (see CWUP 5-90-010(32))
IPIn Progress (see CWUP 5-90-010(25))
NRNo grade reported. (see CWUP 5-90-010(28))
NSNo show. (see CWUP 5-90-010(29))

(C) All grades are frozen upon award of degree.

(D) Financial Aid may be affected by certain grades and/or grading symbols. It is incumbent upon students to be aware of the impact of all grades on their Financial Aid. Financial Aid information policies are available from the Financial Aid Office.

(E) Grading policy is the responsibility of individual instructors as long as students are notified of that policy at the outset of a course and the policy is applied consistently within a course.

(F) Departments may establish grading standards and policies which guide the grading by individual instructors. Any such policy must be course-specific and not instructor-specific, must be applied uniformly for all sections of the course, and must be in existence prior to the first day of instruction of the quarter in which the course is offered.

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