Grade Legend

Faculty and staff may refer to this chart for grade designation descriptions.


Grade Legends

Letters are used to designate the quality of work.

The University has separate grading systems for undergraduate and graduate students.

 LETTER  MEANING QUALITY POINTS
PER SEMESTER HOUR
A Excellent 4
B Good 3
C Fair 2
D Passing 1
F Failing 0
H Honors/High Pass** *
I Incomplete *
N No Credit *
P Pass *
S Satisfactory-Cooperative Education *
U Unsatisfactory-Cooperative Education *
W Withdrawal *
WE Withdrawal-Extenuating Circumstance *
AU Audit *
IP In Progress *
NR No recognition given for audit *

  * Not used in computation of grade point average

** During the 2020-2021 academic year and due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the H grade is used to indicate a high pass or a successful credit by exam.

UX - Temporary undergraduate and graduate grade designation because of dishonesty. Penalty imposed by Academic Integrity Board Hearing Panel, Code effective August 16, 1984.
NG - Temporary administrative marker representing an unreported grade.
Z - No grade reported by instructor.

 LETTER  MEANING QUALITY POINTS
PER SEMESTER HOUR
A Commendable 4
B Satisfactory 3
C Marginal 2
U Unsatisfactory 0
I Incomplete *
N No Credit *
P Pass *
W Withdrawal *
WE Withdrawal-Extenuating Circumstance *
AU Audit *
IP In Progress *
NR No recognition given for audit *
  * Not used in computation of grade point average

FX - Temporary undergraduate and graduate grade designation because of dishonesty. Penalty imposed by Academic Integrity Board Hearing Panel, Code effective August 16, 1984.
NG - Temporary administrative marker representing an unreported grade.
Z - No grade reported by instructor.


GRADE INDICATORS

DESIGNATION BEFORE THE GRADE MEANING
G* Count earned hours, not quality points
R* Exclude hours and quality points

* Not used in computation of grade point average

DESIGNATION BEFORE THE GRADE MEANING
Q* Grade Replacement Policy, effective Fall 2007 for undergraduate students

* Not used in computation of grade point average

DESIGNATION BEFORE THE GRADE MEANING
T* Transfer Credit
Y* Progression (August 1993-1998)

* Not used in computation of grade point average