Title: GRADING SYSTEM
Signature/Approval: Dr. Ken Atwater
This rule establishes the grading system policy for students at Hillsborough Community College.
Students at Hillsborough Community College will be awarded a letter grade at the end of the course for work undertaken at the College in accordance with the following scale:
The grades that will be used in the computation of a student’s Grade Point Average (GPA) are as follows:
GRADE INTERPRETATION POINT VALUE
The following additional terms that are not used in the computation of a student’s GPA may be awarded to a student enrolled in a course at the College:
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An audit may be awarded for a credit course with no credit granted.
An administrative withdrawal may be awarded anytime during the term for reasons such as adjustment of financial records, non-compliance with rules or extenuating circumstances.
An incomplete may be awarded due to unforeseen circumstances following a student’s request, the faculty member’s approval and authorization by the appropriate personnel.
No credit, a satisfactory and/or an unsatisfactory may be awarded for special programs following the appropriate authorization.
A withdrawal may be awarded if the student officially withdraws by the deadline date in accordance with the guidelines outlined in the appropriate administrative procedures.
A withdrawal for non-attendance may be awarded for non-attendance through the first nine (9) class days of the regular term.
The final grade for a course will appear on the student’s grade report and permanent record maintained by the Registrar’s Office.
Adopted 9/21/71. Revised 12/18/74; 10/17/78; 1/15/80; 10/21/81; 5/18/88; 10/19/88; 1/16/91; 7/20/94. Formerly 6HX-10-3.009.