Grades and Policies

J. D. GRADING SYSTEMS

Through the Class of 1993:  A 85-94; B 75-84; C 65-74; D 60-64; F Below 60.

Beginning with the Class of 1994:  A 91-100; B 81-90; C 71-80; D 66-70; F Below 66.

Beginning with the Class of 2004:  A 88-100; B 80-87; C 70-79; D 66-69; F Below 66.

Beginning Fall 2005:  A 90-100; B 80-89; C 70-79; D 66-69; F Below 66; AU Audit; NP Not Pass; S Satisfied; TR Transfer Credit Accepted; WD Withdrew from school.

The following grades apply to all systems noted above:  I Incomplete; NC No Credit; P Pass; W Withdrew from course.

Beginning with the Class of 2019:  A+ 4.00; A 4.00; A- 3.67; B+ 3.33; B 3.00; B- 2.67; C+ 2.33; C 2.00; C- 1.67; D+ 1.33; D 1.00; D- 0.67; F 0.00; H Honors; P Pass; LP Low Pass; F Fail; AU Audit; I Incomplete; NC No Credit; S Satisfied; TR Transfer Credit Accepted; W Withdrew from course; WD Withdrew from school.

MASTER OF LAWS IN AMERICAN LAW (LL.M.) Prior to Fall 2009, number grade system as noted above.  Fall 2009 – Fall 2016:  A 4.0; B 3.0; C 2.0; D 1.0; F 0.0.

SCIENTIAE JURIDICAE DOCTOR (Doctor of Juridical Science – S.J.D.) Through Fall 2016:  A 4.0; B 3.0; C 2.0; D 1.0; F 0.0.

LL.M. and S.J.D. beginning Spring 2017:  A+ 4.00; A 4.00; A- 3.67; B+ 3.33; B 3.00; B- 2.67; C+ 2.33; C 2.00; C- 1.67; D+ 1.33; D 1.00; D- 0.67; F 0.00; H Honors; P Pass; LP Low Pass; F Fail; AU Audit; I Incomplete; NC No Credit; S Satisfied; TR Transfer Credit Accepted; W Withdrew from course; WD Withdrew from school.

MASTER OF STUDIES IN LAW (M.S.L.) Through Spring 2016:  A+ 4.3; A 4.0; A- 3.7; B+ 3.3; B 3.0; B- 2.7; C+ 2.3; C 2.0; D 1.0; F 0.0.  Beginning Fall 2016:  A+ 4.00; A 4.00; A- 3.67; B+ 3.33; B 3.00; B- 2.67; C+ 2.33; C 2.00; C- 1.67; D+ 1.33; D 1.00; D- 0.67; F 0.00; I Incomplete; TR Transfer Credit Accepted; W Withdrew from course; WD Withdrew from school.

GRADE SUFFIX:  V Waived; X Course not calculated in GPA; Grade not calculated in GPA, credit earned only.

Please contact the Registrar’s Office at 336-758-5443 regarding any deviations.

POLICIES

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