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Grades and Grade Points

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Grades Policy

Student performance in each course is reported at the end of each semester by one of the following grades (with the grade points earned):

GradeDescriptionGrade Points
AExcellent4.0
A- 3.7
B+ 3.3
BVery Good3.0
B- 2.7
C+ 2.3
CSatisfactory2.0
C- 1.7
D+ 1.3
DBarely Passing1.0
FFailure0.0
IIncomplete (Not counted in grade point average) 
ICIncomplete Charged 
WUWithdrawal Unauthorized 
WWithdrawal (Not counted in units grade point average) 

 

The following grades are to be used for approved courses only:

AUAudit (Not counted in grade point average; no units allowed) 
CRCredit (Not counted in grade point average; but units count for bachelor's degree) 
CR*Credit in sub-collegiate course (Not counted in grade point average; no bachelor's degree credit) 
NCNo credit (Not counted in grade point average; no units allowed) 
RPReport in Progress (Credit is deferred until course grade is received) 
***Graduate Continuation Course 
RDReport Delayed 

Grade Appeals

Sometimes students may feel that they did not receive the grade they deserved. For more information on the Grade Appeal policy, visit the University Catalogue.  

To appeal a grade, the student should contact the Department Chair.