Grading System

Grading System

The following grading systems is used at the CCSNH:

Grade      GPA Points

   A               4.0

   A-              3.7  

   B+             3.3

   B               3.0  

   B-              2.7  

   C+             2.3  

   C               2.0   

   C-              1.7  

   D+             1.3  

   D               1.0

   D-              0.7

   F               0.0

W - Student initiated withdrawal from a course at any time prior to completion of the drop deadline (60% of the course). Does not affect GPA. Can be initiated by the instructor if the student, because of extenuating circumstances, is unable to initiate the process (e.g., catastrophic illness or injury, job transfer to another state).
WP - Student initiated withdrawal from a course after the drop deadline (60% of the course) student has a passing grade at time of drop, as determined by the instructor. Does not affect GPA. Can be initiated by the instructor if the student, because of extenuating circumstances, is unable to initiate the process (e.g., catastrophic illness or injury, job transfer to another state).
WF - Student initiated withdrawal from a course after the drop deadline (60%) of the course; student has a failing grade at time of drop, as determined by the instructor. Calculates in GPA as an “F.”
AF - Instructor or administrator initiated withdrawal at any time for reasons other than poor grade performance—e.g., failure to meet attendance requirements, as published in the instructor’s syllabus, violation of the Student Code of Conduct, disruptive behavior, etc. The grade may also be issued if a student registered in a clinic, practicum, internship or lab is deemed unsafe or performing in an unsatisfactory manner as determined by an evaluation by a faculty member/agency supervisor in accordance with department criteria and procedure. Calculated in GPA as an “F.”
AU - A course taken as an audit does not earn credit and cannot be used to meet graduation requirements. Admission by permission of the instructor. Not all courses can be taken for audit. See full Audit Policy in college catalogue.
I - Incomplete grade. Indicates that a student has not completed a major course assignment due to extraordinary circumstances. It is not used to give an extension of time for a student delinquent in meeting course responsibilities. The I grade is not calculated into the GPA. However, all work must be completed by the end of the third week of the subsequent semester or the grade defaults to an F. See full Incomplete Grade Policy.
P - Pass (not calculated into GPA.
PP - Provisional Pass; warning (not calculated into GPA).
NP - No Pass; unsatisfactory (not calculated into GPA).
CS - Continuing Study. Allows student to re-register for developmental course if competencies have not been met by end of the course. Intended for students who have n demonstrated progress and a commitment to succeeding in the course but who need more time to achieve competencies. Does not affect GPA.