Grading System

Final grades are submitted by the deadlines posted on the academic calendars.

All grades are submitted through the grade reporting system (currently Banner) for dissemination to both students and their advisors. 

The University assigns the following grade points to each letter grade for graduate courses:

Grade Description
A 4.000
A- 3.667
B+ 3.333
B 3.000
B- 2.667
C+ 2.333
C 2.000
C- 1.667
D+ 1.333
D 1.000
F 0.000

Students must take all courses for a letter grade unless otherwise designated by the program. In addition, the following grades and/or symbols with accompanying definitions may be applied:

Grade Description
S Satisfactory; credit given*
U Unsatisfactory; no credit given*
W Withdrawal after official deadline*
I Incomplete
X Grade has not been assigned at the end of the term
AU Audit*

*Does not affect grade point average

Grades are made available online after submitted by the instructor. Students are notified in writing when academic performance has resulted in probation, suspension or other academic action.