Request to Receive Letter Grade(s) for Spring 2020
Due to the disruption caused by the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College developed a w Grading Policy for the Spring 2020 semester only. Under this policy students will be graded using a Pass/Incomplete grading scale unless they request letter grades using this form. This form is due to the Office of the Registrar by 5:00 pm on May 4, 2020.
What this means:
- Instead of using individual letter grades, a P (passing) will be posted to a student’s transcript as the final course grade for all grades A through D-. Receiving a “P” will have no effect on a student’s GPA.
- An I (incomplete) will be posted for any courses in which a student has a failing final grade so that the student may have the opportunity to successfully complete those courses.
- All coursework needed to convert any I (incomplete) grade posted under this emergency policy to a P or letter grade (by student choice) will need to be completed by the end of fall term (Dec. 2020).
- Students preferring letter grades instead of Pass/Incomplete may elect to do so, on a course by course basis, by completing this form.
All students must consult with and get the approval of their advisor before requesting letter grades for the spring 2020 term. Any student interested in implications to their financial aid should contact email@example.com. Student Athletes should discuss with their coaches and advisors whether they should use the Pass/Incomplete option before making their decision. CCP students should check with their guidance counselor before taking advantage of using Pass/Incomplete or Letter grades.
EXCEPTIONS: Students in Nursing and Education will be receiving letter grades in their NUR and EDU courses. Those students should discuss with their advisor any other courses for which they need to receive letter grades and complete this form for those courses.
Instructions: Student should complete this form online, save, and email it to their advisor. Advisor should review it and, if
approved, sign it. Either the student or advisor can return the completed form to the Office of the Registrar by mail, email
(preferred), or in person.
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