University Standard Grading System

The University assigns students letter grades at the end of each course. Instructors should follow the standard University percentage equivalent for letter grades (see below). Instructors may use other equivalencies, but in such cases must show the scale used in the syllabus and also announce the scale they use orally early in the course.

While instructors may choose to supplement or replace the standards below with other criteria more directly relevant to their particular disciplines, the following chart provides sample grade interpretation guidelines:

Letter Grade Quali