purpose of the Credit/No Credit grading option is to
offer undergraduate students a broadened educational
experience with additional flexibility in their elective
choices; in particular, to encourage enrollment in elective
courses not in the student's area of expertise.
can elect to choose the Credit/No Credit grading option
only for those courses identified by their Academic
Advisor in each department for their specific major.
total of six courses may be scheduled with this option
during the undergraduate program at the rate of one
course per term.
on academic probation are not eligible for this option.
- Instructors will see either a CR or NCR as valid grades to assign during grade submission for students who have elected this option.
instructor will report a grade as either CR or NCR.
If the earned grade is "C" or better the
instructor should report a grade of "CR"
(credit) for the course and the credits will count toward
graduation requirements. If the earned grade is "C-", "D"
or "F" the
instructor should report a grade of "NCR" (no credit) for the course, and the credits
will not count toward graduation requirements. A grade of "CR"
or "NCR" will be included on the student's
academic record and transcript with a special notation indicating that the
course was taken under this option. Because no letter
grade is recorded, courses taken under this option are
not included in calculating the student's cumulative
the Credit/No Credit Option
students have until the end of the second week of
the term to select or delete the credit/no credit
option for a course for which they are registered.
All students should add the Credit/No Credit option
to the respective course they choose in their college
via the Credit/No Credit Application Form. This form
is available in SRC.