Achievement in a particular course is indicated by a letter grade that is translated into grade points for the student's record. Final grades are issued by the registrar at the close of each semester. Midsemester standings are issued to first-year students in 100-level courses, apprising them of their progress.

Grade points earned in a course are determined by multiplying the point value of the letter grade (shown in the table below) by the number of semester hours of the course. A cumulative average is obtained by dividing the total number of grade points by the total number of semester hours taken at Quinnipiac.

Scale of Grades

Letter Grade

Numerical Range

Grade Pt. Value

A

93-100

4.00

A-

90-92

3.67

B+

87-89

3.33

B

83-86

3.00

B-

80-82

2.67

C+

77-79

2.33

C

73-76

2.00

C-

70-72

1.67

D

60-69

1.00

F

0-59

0.00

* I (incomplete)
P (pass)
** W (withdrawal)
S (satisfactory)
Z (audit)
U (unsatisfactory)

* Incomplete means the student has not completed all work required in a course. A period of time will be allotted to make up the work. An incomplete grade automatically becomes a failing grade if it is not removed within that period. The period normally cannot extend more than thirty (30) days after the start of the next full semester. In exceptional cases, an extension may be made with the written approval of the department chair (up to one year) or the appropriate dean (any longer period).

**  A student may withdraw from a course offered in a traditional semester (15 week) format up to the end of the tenth week of classes. For courses offered during the summer or in accelerated or other non-traditional formats, the withdrawal period extends up to the completion of 60 percent of the scheduled class sessions. Prior to the start of each semester the specific withdrawal deadlines for all classes will be published by the registrar in the Course Schedule.

Withdrawals must be recorded on an official form available in the registrar's office.

P indicates "passed with credit" when no letter grade is given.

Z indicates the course was audited.

S indicates "Passed with no credit."

U indicates "Unsatisfactory work."

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