Grading Schemes—SON

You can determine which grading scheme to use for a student by noting the number or letter in the CLASS column of your grade roster. Match this number or letter with the appropriate grading scheme below. Note that there are two possible graduate student grading schemes.

Undergraduate Student Grading Scheme for Classifications:
R1, T5, 08, 09, 10, CA, MT, NU
GradeExplanationCumulative
Average
AExcellent4.0
A- 3.7
B+ 3.3
BAbove Average3.0
B- 2.7
C+ 2.3
CMinimum Satisfactory Grade2.0
C- 1.7
D+ 1.3
D 1.0
D-Minimum Passing Grade0.7
EFailure0.0
IIncomplete
PPass 
NNo Grade Reported 
WEWithdrawn and failing at the time of withdrawal 
WPWithdrawn and passing at the time of withdrawal 
Graduate Student Grading Scheme:
Graduate Classifications: G, NG
Grade Explanation
AExcellent
A-
B+
BGood
B-
CPoor
EFailure
IIncomplete
IEIncomplete and Failure
WE Withdrawn and failing at the time of withdrawal
WP Withdrawn and passing at the time of withdrawal
NNo Grade Reported
Alternate Graduate Student Grading Scheme
Grade Explanation
SSatisfactory
EFailure
IIncomplete
NNo Grade Reported
IEIncomplete and Failure
WE Withdrawn and failing at the time of withdrawal
WP Withdrawn and passing at the time of withdrawal

Please Note:Graduate Grading Schemes may NOT be mixed. All graduate students in a course must be graded according to the same system (Reading and Research courses are excluded from this rule.) Dissertation courses (595, 899, 990, 995 and 999) may only be graded with the ALTERNATE GRADING SCHEME.