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University Policies Grades

OFFICIAL GRADE ROSTERS

The scale of marks for official grade rosters is as follows*:

Grade

Performance

A

Excellent

B

Good

C

Satisfactory

D

Passing

F

Failure

S

Satisfactory: C- or above (applies to S/U graded courses only)

U

Unsatisfactory: F (applies to S/U graded courses only)

I/Grade

Incomplete course work: the grade that follows the I/ is the grade received if completion work is not submitted by deadline and an alternate grade submitted

M

Instructor has not submitted a grade

W

Official withdrawal

N

Ceased attending with officially dropping the course**


* Plus/minus grading is also used.

** An N grade automatically converts to an F three weeks into the fall semester.

Students are not permitted to Audit summer courses.

DEADLINES

The deadlines for changing to S/U are as follows:

  • Term I: Friday, June 12
  • Term II: Friday, July 17

Note: Many schools do not accept a Satisfactory grade for transfer credit; accordingly, visiting students must obtain approval from the Summer Programs Office to change to S/U. A course may not be taken S/U to absolve a grade of F or D, and credits are not granted for S/U courses receiving a final grade of U. A course must be taken S/U to absolve a U in an S/U course. Hopkins undergraduates may take one course S/U per summer. Pre-College Summer Program students must obtain approval for changing to S/U from the Summer Programs Office.

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