2023 Summer Course Pass/Fail
The College permits undergraduate juniors or seniors to employ a Pass-Fail Option in one course each Fall and Spring semester for a total of four Pass-Fail courses. One summer course taken between the junior and senior year may count toward that total of four. The grade of "P" is given to students who successfully complete a course in which they have exercised the Pass-Fail Option. The student who fails such a course will receive a grade of “F’’ which is counted the same as any other failure.
The Pass-Fail Option can be used only in a course that is a free elective. No course taken as Pass-Fail can fulfill a General Education, major or minor requirement. Any student may take up to two Foreign Language courses even if this exceeds the maximum number of Pass-Fail courses allowed as long as these courses are not requirements of the major, minor or General Education.
The student who passes such a course will receive a grade of “P’’ with no quality points figured in the cumulative average.
Once the Pass/Fail option has been exercised, it cannot be retracted.
NOTE: Graduate students may not take a course pass/fail.
Pass/Fail Option Deadlines
|Course Types||Course Start Dates||Pass/Fail Deadlines|
|5-week courses||Tuesday, May 30||Declare pass/fail by Friday, June 9|
|8-week courses||Tuesday, May 30||Declare pass/fail by Friday, June 9|
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