Policies and Procedures by Category: Grading Systems And Policies

Administrative Grading Symbols (I, IC, RP, SP, W, WU, CR and NC)

Incomplete (I) The symbol “I” indicates that a portion of required coursework has not been completed and evaluated in the prescribed time period due to unforeseen but fully justified reasons, and that a substantial portion of the course requirement has been completed with a passing grade and that there is still a possibility of earning …

Credit/No Credit Grading

A grade of CR, indicating passed with credit, is given for work equivalent to “C” or better for undergraduate students and for work equivalent to “B” or better for post-baccalaureate and graduate students. NC, indicating no credit, is given for work equivalent to C-, D+, D, D- or F for undergraduate students and for work …

Grade Correction Procedure

The University considers all grades reported at the end of each semester to be final. Students are responsible for reviewing their grades for accuracy before the end of the subsequent semester. Students who believe they have received a grade in error should promptly ask the instructor to verify and, if appropriate, correct the grade. Grades …

Grade Reporting

Grades are available through the myNorthridge Portal and the SOLAR Student Center approximately one week after the final exam period. Any discrepancies should be reported to Admissions and Records so that they may be promptly investigated. The grade report reflects cumulative units earned, including units that may not be applicable to degree requirements. Cumulative baccalaureate-level degree …

Grading Symbols

Grade Definition Points Dates Used A Outstanding 4.0 1958-present A- 3.7 1987-present B+ 3.3 1987-present B Very Good 3.0 1958-present B- 2.7 1987-present C+ 2.3 1987-present C Average 2.0 1958-present C- 1.7 1987-present D+ 1.3 1987-present D Barely Passing 1.0 1958-present D- 0.7 1987-present F Failure 0.0 1958-present CR Credit 0.0 1967-present NC No Credit …

Grading System for Graduate Students

CSUN uses the traditional A-F grading system and a non-traditional system of Credit/No Credit (CR/NC) as explained in the Regulations section of this Catalog. Note the following provisions: Normal Grading: Credit (CR) is given for A, A-, B+ or B-level scholastic performance and No Credit (NC) is given for the equivalent of B-, C+, C, …

Letter Grading

A-F letter grading: A, A-, B+, B, B-, C+, C, C-, D+, D, D- and F. Grades A, A-, B+, B, B-, C+, C, C-, D+, D, D- indicate passing grades; F indicates failure. Faculty define the grading criteria for all courses. Any changes in grading policies should be provided in writing to students before …