Students may choose to have a numerically graded course graded as Satisfactory/Non-Satisfactory (S/NS). There are three different methods to change your grading option, and the one you will use depends on when you are wanting to make the change.
For more information on the S/NS grading option refer to the Grading Policy page or the Scholastic Regulations Chapter 110 Grades, Honors, and Scholarship.
A $20 Change of Registration fee applies each time you request a grading option change.
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Current Quarter Course
You can change your courses to and from the Satisfactory/Not Satisfactory (S/NS) grading option up through the end of finals week/last week of the quarter.
S/NS graded courses do not count for degree or graduation requirements for undergraduate students unless the current quarter is an Extraordinary Circumstances Quarter. No more than 25 S/NS credits may apply toward an undergraduate degree. Graduate students should consult with their advisors.
Past Quarter Course
Extraordinary Circumstances Quarters
The following quarters have been deemed Extraordinary Circumstances Quarters:
2020: Spring / Summer / Autumn
2021: Winter / Spring / Summer
You can change between S/NS and numeric until your degree has been posted.
S grades earned for Extraordinary Circumstances Quarters will count toward degree and graduation requirements.
For more information and a link to the form, visit the Extraordinary Circumstances Quarter Late Grading Option Change Request website.
Non-Extraordinary Circumstances Quarters
You may discover that you need to have an S/NS graded course changed to numeric to fulfill degree, prerequisite, or similar requirements. Grades cannot be changed from numeric to S/NS in non-Extraordinary Circumstances Quarters.
If you discover that you need to have an S/NS graded course changed to numeric to fulfill degree, prerequisite, or similar requirements, you may complete the Graduation Petition.