Feb 28, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

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Emergency Pass/Fail (EP/EF) Grades Option

(Note: Spring 2020, Summer 2020, Fall 2020, and Winter 2021 Only)

To help you do your best work in this time of unusual stress and change, we are providing a new grading option called Emergency Pass/Fail. Emergency Pass/Fail (EP/EF) Grades.  In the event of a major campus emergency, the Provost may authorize the conditions of use of these grades for undergraduate courses only.

Grades defined below:

Students may elect EP/EF conversions on a course-by-course basis. Upon such election, letter grades of C- or higher shall be converted to a passing grade of EP; grades of D+ or lower shall be converted to EF.

Students will have 3 days after the date on which final grades are due to choose to retain the assigned letter grade or to choose an EP/EF grade. This choice will be available on a course-by-course basis.

Credits earned with a grade of EP/EF are not included in the computation of grade point averages. Credits earned with a grade of EP shall count toward program-specific passing requirements and general education requirements. Moreover, a grade of EP shall satisfy the prerequisites of subsequent courses.

Transcripts that show a grade of EP/EF shall include a statement indicating that a state of campus emergency existed during the quarter in which the grade was posted. Credentialing for some programs/scholarships may require students to select the graded option.

Students should consult with their major advisor before choosing the EP/EF grade.

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