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Monday, Feb 8, 2016: Due to inclement weather, all classes (credit & continuing education) at all campuses will start at 10 am. Offices will open at 10 am.

 
 

Grading System

Grades are based on your level of achievement in each course. Grades are available online after the end of each regular term.
 

A excellent 4 honor points
B above average 3 honor points
C average 2 honor points
D below average 1 honor point
F fail 0 honor points; counts as attempted credit, no grade points
I incomplete assigned in cases where the student has not completed some portion of assigned course work during a regular term for extenuating circumstances such as illness, family emergency, etc. A change of grade will be accepted up to the end of the next term following the term in which the grade is issued. No credit or honor points.
W  withdrawn  course formally dropped after the end of the first week of a term. No credit or honor points. 
K administratively withdrawn same as W but for administrative reasons rather than student initiative.  No credit or honor points.
N audit course taken for personal interest only; does not earn credits or grade. Must be elected during the first two weeks of a term. No credit or honor points.
P pass course has been elected to be taken on a pass/no credit basis during the first two weeks in a term. Only one course may be so elected each term, except that all courses designated as developmental may be elected as pass/no credit. In addition, some courses are offered only on a pass/no credit basis. No more than one-fourth of the total credits required for graduation may be earned with P grades. A course which is being repeated may not be elected on a pass/no credit basis. Does not count as attempted credit.
Q not passing a failing grade which earns no credit; can be issued only when a course is taken on a pass/no credit basis. Does not count as attempted credit.
 
T credit granted for testing Does not count as attempted credit
L credit granted by virtue of prior education or occupational experience Does not count as attempted credit.
Z or NR grade not reported by instructor  

 

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