Grading Changes Effective Fall 1997
Effective fall 1997, the grading system changed from using the P-N symbol to using the S-N symbol. The S represents satisfactory achievement but does not carry grade points. The major change is that the amount and quality of work required for an S may not be less than that required for a grade of C. Instructors should define for the class at its earliest meeting the performance necessary to earn an S.
There are two additional changes:
1. A bachelor's degree requires that at least 75% (135 quarter credits) of the degree-qualifying resident credits carry various forms of A, B, C, or D grades.
2. The grade point values will be:
For all credits earned through SSII 1997, the grade point values will be as shown in the 1995-97 University of Minnesota Duluth Bulletin. Your new cumulative GPA will be a mixture of the values.
If there are concerns or questions, go to your collegiate advising and academic services office, or contact One Stop Student Services, Solon Campus Center 23, 218-726-8000, or firstname.lastname@example.org.