2012-13 General Catalog
The University uses a letter grading system for individual courses, except for the College of Law, which uses a numeric system for course grading. In order to compute grade-point average, letter grades are converted according to the following numerical scale. Grade-point averages are displayed at the bottom of students' grade reports and are truncated so as not to exceed 4.00. All of the following marks appear on the permanent record.
Grade points for each semester hour
Not used in computing grade-point average:
H Honors (Medicine and Pharmacy)
H– Near Honors (Medicine)
Other marks on the permanent record:
O No grade reported
R Registered, no grade required
= Changed grade
# Grade not included in G.P.A.
* Undergraduate honors section
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Updated June 2012