Grading System at the Graduate Level

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Category Name: Student
Responsible Unit: Center for Graduate Studies
Responsible VP: Provost and VP for Academic Affairs
Adoption Date: Faculty Senate Resolution #8, 1997-1998
Last Revision Date: June 2009
Last Review Date:
Shared governance: none

Policy Statement

An explanation of which course grades do and do not result in the awarding of credit at the graduate level.




There are no definitions for this policy at this time.

Policy Procedures

Grading System at the Graduate Level

A letter grade is given for every course for which a student has registered. At the graduate level, academic credit is earned for grades of "A," "A-," "B+," "B," "B-," "C+," "C," or "S." No credit is awarded for grades of "E," "U" (Unsatisfactory), "I" (Incomplete), "PR" (In Progress), and "AU" (Audit).

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Contact Information

Center for Graduate Studies

Office Location: Morgan 2105

Phone: 585-395-2525

Fax: 585-395-2515


History (in descending order)

Item Date Explanation
Next Review Date June 2012 Three-year review
Adoption Date 1997-1998 Policy Adopted


Last Updated 10/5/21