Saint Paul College Policies & Procedures

03.07.00.0 - Grading

​Individual faculty members are responsible for evaluating the achievement of students officially enrolled in their classes.

It is the right and responsibility of faculty assigned to teach a course to:

  1. Establish the criteria used to evaluate a student’s achievement in the course.
  2. Communicate the criteria, in writing, via the course syllabus.
  3. Make the course syllabus available to all students within one week from the first day of class. For shortened courses, the time frame for distribution shall be adjusted accordingly.
  4. Evaluate and assign grades according to the criteria established in the syllabus.
  5. Submit grades in Faculty eServices according to institutional timeline.

Credit courses shall be assigned grades according to the following:

A - Superior Achievement
4 Grade Points
​​Represents achievement that is outstanding relative to the level necessary to meet course requirements.
B - Above Average Achievement
3 Grade Points
Represents achievement that is significantly above the level necessary to meet course requirements.
C - Average Achievement
2 Grade Point
Represents achievement that meets the course requirements in every respect.
D - Below Average Achievement1 Grade Point
Represents achievement that is worthy of credit even though it fails to meet fully the course requirements.
F - Failure
0 Grade Points
Represents failure and signifies that the work was completed but at a level of achievement that is not worthy of credit.
FW - Failure due to Unofficial Withdrawal0 Grade Points
Represents failure and signifies that the work was not completed.
FN - Failure for Non Attendance
0 Grade Points
Represents failure and signifies that no work was completed.
P - Pass
0 Grade Points
NC - No Credit
0 Grade Points

In addition to grades, the following symbols may be used:

  • AU - Audit (Policy 03.36.90.0 Course Audits)
  • W - Withdraw (Policy 03.25.12.0 Incomplete, Withdrawal and Repeat Courses)
  • I - Incomplete (Policy 03.25.12.0 Incomplete, Withdrawal and Repeat Courses)
  • Z - In Progress​

Reference

Review Date: 080123

Review Date

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Policy Status

Approved

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