Grading and Attendance

Attendance

All students are expected to maintain regular attendance in Summer Term classes. Instructors maintain their own policies regarding absence from class. Rules of the respective School or College sponsoring the course apply when there is excessive absence from classes.

Examinations

Academic Information - Grading and Attendance

Examinations must be taken at the time announced. All makeup work for the current Summer Term must be completed before the end of the following Fall semester.

Grading

Students should check with individual instructors regarding the type of grading to be used in their courses. There are no pass/fail grades in Boston University summer classes.

Grading System

The following grading symbols are authorized for use by the University.

Letter Grade

Honor Points

Explanation

A

4.0

Excellent

A-

3.7

 

B+

3.3

 

B

3.0

Good

B-

2.7

 

C+

2.3

 

C

2.0

Satisfactory

C-

1.7

 

D

1.0

Low pass

F

0

Fail, no credit

P

N.A.

Pass with credit

I

N.A.

Incomplete, additional work required

J

N.A.

Registration in the same or continuing course is necessary to complete requirements

AU

N.A.

Audit, no credit

W

N.A.

Withdrew

MG

N.A.

Missing Grade

(N.A. = not applicable)

Grade Reporting

A report of your grades, including grade changes, is available through the Student Link. Visiting summer students will automatically receive a printed grade report in the mail.

Transcript of Grades

Requests for official transcripts may be made using the Student Link. A transcript fee is charged for all official transcripts. Please refer to the Registrar's office website for complete information on how to order an official transcript.

Official and unofficial transcripts can also be obtained in person at the Registrar's office during regular business hours. A valid photo ID is required. There is no charge for unofficial transcripts. Please note that the Registrar's office does not mail unofficial transcripts.