Grades: Notations

Passing Grades

  • A    (Exceptional)
  • B    (Superior)
  • C    (Satisfactory)
  • D    (Low pass)

These grades may be modified by a plus (+) or minus (-).  See "Course, Repeating a" for information about repeating a course if you earn a D grade.

  • S    (Satisfactory, issued when course was completed on the S/U option, equivalent to a letter grade of C- or better)


Failing Grades

  • F    (Failing)   
  • U    (Unsatisfactory, issued when course was completed on the S/U option, equivalent to a letter grade of  D+ or worse)

Other Grade Notations

  • I    (Incomplete, issued when course work is incomplete)
  • X    (Absent from final examination)
  • Z    (Satisfactory completion of 1st half of a two-semester course sequence; final grade for both courses is assigned at the end of the second course in the sequence.)
  • W    (Student withdrawn from the course with dean's approval)
  • N    (No grade submitted by the instructor)
  • AD (Student audited the course)
  • WA (Student withdrew from an audited course)