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Students - Grades

Frequently Asked Questions

Grade point averages are calculated by multiplying the number equivalent of the letter grade by the number of credit hours for the course (this yields grade points) and then dividing by the total number of credit hours. The semester grade point average is computed by dividing the total number of grade points earned at the University during a given semester by the sum of the credit hours for all courses in which the student received letter grades of A, B, C, D or F taken at the University during that same semester.

 

Letter GradeNumber Equivalents
A 4
B 3
C 2
D 1
F 0

 

GPA = Quality Points divided by Credit Hours

Example:

CourseCredit HrsGradeQuality Points
MATH 100 4 A 16 (4x4)
CHEM 100 3 C 6 (3x2)
ENGL 100 3 B 9 (3x3)
ANTH 100 3 A 12 (3x4)
BIOL 100 2 F 0 (2x0)
MUSC 100 1 P 0 (n/a not an evaluative grade)

 

Total GPA Credit Hours = 15
Total Quality Points = 43

GPA = 43/15 = 2.867
(because MUSC 100 has a grade of "P" it is not included in credit hours for GPA calculation)


Grade reports are available online through the Student Information System (SIS). Login using your Case ID and password. From the Student Center, choose "Transcript: View Unofficial" from the drop down menu under the heading Academics. On the page that appears, choose "Cumulative Grade Report" as the report type and click view report.


Grades are available online through the Student Information System (SIS). Login using your Case ID and password. From the Student Center, choose "Grades" from the drop down menu under the heading Academics. On the page that appears, you will see the grades that have been posted for you for the current semester. Click the Midterm Grades tab to see midterm grades (Note: If you don't have midterm grades posted, you won't see a "Midterm Grades" tab). To see grades for another term, click the change term button and choose another term.