How will the classes graded with the alternative grading mode appear on my transcript?

Posted: March 26, 2020 at 12:19 pm, Last Updated: November 6, 2020 at 10:15 am

Classes with the alternative grading mode will appear on your academic transcript just like any other course. The only difference will be the grade associated with the course. Either XS, XP, or XN will be printed as the final grade. 

Are classes graded with the alternative grading mode eligible to fulfill prerequisites?

Posted: March 26, 2020 at 12:17 pm, Last Updated: November 5, 2020 at 10:52 pm

For classes that require a minimum grade threshold to be achieved in order to allow registration, students may be able to meet that prereq requirement using the alternative grade mode. For undergraduate courses (numbered 100-499), students earning an XS grade can fulfill minimum grade thresholds of C or better associated with subsequent classes. For graduate […]

Are classes graded with the alternative grading mode eligible to fulfill degree requirements?

Posted: March 26, 2020 at 12:16 pm, Last Updated: November 5, 2020 at 10:52 pm

Undergraduate classes (numbered 100-499) graded with the alternative grading mode are only eligible to fulfill degree requirements if grades of XS or XP are received. Undergraduate classes receiving an XS grade are eligible to fulfill general education requirements and major requirements that have a minimum grade threshold. Undergraduate classes receiving an XP grade are eligible […]

By when do I have to decide if I want to receive A-F grades or the alternative grading mode?

Posted: March 26, 2020 at 12:14 pm, Last Updated: May 19, 2020 at 5:04 pm

The deadline for selecting the alternative grade mode has been extended to Friday, May 22, 2020, as set by the Faculty Senate and the Graduate Council. Students will have through Monday, May 11, 2020–or until a final grade is submitted, whichever is earlier–to choose the Credit/Non-credit (COVID19) option via Patriot Web for classes they are […]

What if I don’t select the alternative grading mode?

Posted: March 26, 2020 at 12:12 pm, Last Updated: November 6, 2020 at 1:32 pm

If you don’t submit a Change of Grade Mode Request form to select the alternative grading mode, your classes will default to their current grade mode (A-F grading).

How do I select the alternative grading mode?

Posted: March 26, 2020 at 12:11 pm, Last Updated: November 6, 2020 at 10:14 am

Submit the Change of Grade Mode Request form. Multiple sections can be submitted simultaneously. Students will need to include the Subject, Course Number, and Section Number for each course. Students who have previously designated a section for the alternative grade mode may also submit the form to change that section back to A-F grading. The […]

Am I eligible for the alternative grading mode?

Posted: March 26, 2020 at 12:08 pm, Last Updated: November 6, 2020 at 2:56 pm

Students who are registered into active classes with the A-F grade type are eligible for the alternative grading mode. Students who were grade sanctioned because of a decision by the Honor Committee, irrespective of the date of such a decision, may not choose the alternative grade mode for the affected course. Academic units may not […]