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Grades

Grading System

The grading system of the University includes the following grades with appropriate grade points assigned to them:

Grade Points Description
A4.000Superior achievement of course requirements
A-3.667
B+3.333
B3.000Better than satisfactory achievement of course requirements
B-2.667
C+2.333
C2.000Satisfactory achievement of course requirements
C-1.667
D+1.333
D1.000Less than satisfactory achievement of course requirements but acceptable for credit
F0.000Failure to achieve course requirements

In addition, grades with the following notations are also given:

Grade Description
SSatisfactory; credit given; does not affect grade point average
UUnsatisfactory; no credit given; does not affect grade point average
WWithdrawal after official deadline
IIncomplete
XSignifies that the course extends beyond term end date. Replaced by grade when course is completed
AUAudit

Grades are available on KateWay after the grade due date. Students are notified in writing when academic performance has resulted in probation, suspension or other academic action.

Note:  See Core Curriculum and Progress Toward Degree and Graduation sections in this catalog for minimum grade requirement information.