Student Success Central

2020-21 Grading Options

2020-21 Grading Options

2020-21 Grading Options

You have two options for your final grade in each of your courses for Fall 2020, Winter 2021, Spring 2021 and Summer 2021:

Grading options by population

 

Undergraduates

Graduate and Post-baccalaureate Students

Option 1:

Letter Grades*

Graded (A, B, C, D, F)

Graded (A, B, C, D, F)

Option 2:

Letter Grades*/No Credit**

A, B, C, No Credit for a D or below

A, B, No Credit for a grade of C or below

*This includes any plus or minus grades.

**No Credit grades are not calculated into your GPA. 

Fall 2020 Information

December 1-6: Grading Opt-In Form on BroncoDirect Open

Note: If you do not want to change the grading option for any or all of your classes, then you do not need to do anything.  

December 7-21: Opt-In Form for Switching D Grades*

*Note: This opt-in period is ONLY for the following scenarios: 

If you earn a D grade, didn’t opt into the ABC/NC grading option before December 6 and want to change

OR

If you earn a D grade, opted into the ABC/NC grading option before December 6 and want to change back to the letter grade option

 

For graduate students, this form is applicable for C and D grades.  

 

Note: Fs will automatically be converted into NCs.

Winter 2021 Information

January 7-19: Grading Opt-In Form on BroncoDirect Open

Note: If you do not want to change the grading option for any or all of your classes, then you do not need to do anything.  

 Example of How ABC/No Credit Can Affect Your GPA 

Scenarios on how Credit/No Credit affects a term GPA

Earning a “D” Grade 

Earning a “NC” Grade 

BIC 1100 

A 

BIC 1100 

A 

BIC 1200 

A 

BIC 1200 

A 

BIC 1050 

B 

BIC 1050 

B 

BIC 1010 

D

BIC 1010 

NC 

Term GPA 

3.0 

Term GPA 

3.67   

In a scenario where you will earn a "D" grade in your class, consult with your academic advisor before making a decision about changing your grade.