The Office of the University Registrar is pleased to present guidance to the Boston University community for our spring 2020 credit-no credit (CR-NC) grading policies and grading tool, developed to mitigate some of the effects of the global pandemic on teaching and learning at Boston University. You can review the Provost’s letter on the policy here.
Below details links to guidance for students, faculty, staff and advisors, and special degree-specific guidance, as well as a calendar for undergraduate and graduate Schools on the Charles River Campus and the Medical Campus.
Calendar for Undergraduate and Graduate Schools at Boston University
The School of Law, School of Medicine and Goldman School of Dental Medicine have developed school-specific policies for spring 2020 grading that will be implemented by their Registrars and Faculty. Please contact your school if you have any questions.
|Thursday, April 30||Last day of classes|
|Friday, May 1 – Monday, May 4||Study period|
|Tuesday, May 5||Final exams begin|
|Saturday, May 9||Final exams end|
|Tuesday, May 12||All final grades are due from faculty|
|Wednesday, May 13 – Tuesday, May 19||Graduating students have access to the CR-NC grading tool.|
|Sunday, May 17||Spring 2020 graduation date|
|Wednesday, May 20 – Friday, May 29||Quality check of grades; schools and colleges move graduates to official status|
|Monday, June 1||Students graduating in May must enter a diploma mailing address.
Latin Honors reassessed based on spring 2020 grades
|Monday, June 8||Paper diplomas ordered|
|Monday, June 22||
Students may respond to an invitation from Paradigm, the diploma vendor, to purchase a Ce (electronic) Diploma; paper diplomas are mailed to graduates
|Wednesday, May 13 – Tuesday, June 30th||Students not graduating have access to the CR-NC grading tool|