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   Grades at NEIU

Grade
Description
Quality Points Per Credit Hour
A Excellent    4
RA Developmental grade that allows placement in subsequent courses.  No influence on GPA or hours earned. 0
B Above Average 3
RB Developmental grade that allows placement in subsequent courses.  No influence on GPA or hours earned. 0
C Satisfactory 2
RC Developmental grade that allows placement in subsequent courses.  No influence on GPA or hours earned. 0
D Below Average 1
RD Developmental grade that does not allow placement in subsequent courses.  No influence on GPA or hours earned. 0
F Unsatisfactory 0
RF Developmental grade that does not allow placement in subsequent courses.  No influence on GPA or hours earned. 0
NAF Never Attended Failure.  Failure due to never attending, and not officially withdrawing from a course. 0
RNAF Never Attended Failure.  Failure due to never attending and not officially withdrawing from a developmental course.  No influence on GPA or hours earned.  Used for developmental couses only. 0
UWF Unofficial Withdrawal Failure.  Failure due to not completing and not officially withdrawing from a course. 0
RUWF Unofficial Withdrawal Failure.  Failure due to not completing and not officially withdrawing from a developmental course.  No influence on GPA or hours earned. Used for developmental courses only.   0
HP High Pass.  Outstanding academic progress on the thesis, an outstanding defense of the thesis, or an outstanding thesis.  Credit is awarded, by the credit hours are not used to calculate the grade point average.  (Used for graduate-level thesis courses only.) 0
P or PASS Pass. For pass/fail courses only.  Indicates satisfactory completion of requirements.  Credit hours are awarded but GPA is not influenced. 0
NP No Pass.Student has not made satisfactory academic progress on his/her thesis or the thesis does not meet the academic standards of the program.  (Used for graduate-level thesis courses only.) 0
W Withdrawal.  Left course during period allowed for official withdrawal.  No influence on GPA or hours earned. 0
I Incomplete.  No influence on GPA or hours earned.  See the Incomplete Grade policy in the Academic Catalog. 0
X No Grade Provided.  No influence on GPA or hours earned.  Contact your instructor. 0
V Visitor/Auditor.  Audited course. No influence on GPA or hours earned. 0

GRADES NO LONGER APPLICABLE

Grade
Description
Quality Points Per Credit Hour
R Registered.  Excessive absences precluded evaluation.  No influence on GPA or hours earned.  (Not applicable beginning Fall 1998) 0
S/U Pass/Fail option: S-Pass, U-Fail.  Pass indicates satifactory completion of requirements.  Credit hours are awarded but GPA is not influenced.  Fail does not award hours but does influence GPA. (Not applicable beginning Fall 1998) 0
L Left course during period allowed for official withdrawal.  No influence on GPA or hours earned. (Not applicable beginning Fall 1998) 0
NG Not Graded.  Course is non-graded.  No influence on GPA or hours earned. (Not applicable beginning Fall 2016) 0
W/P Withdrew passing.  No influence on GPA or hours earned. (Not applicable beginning Fall 1998) 0
W/F Withdrew failing.  No influence on GPA or hours earned. (Not applicable beginning Fall 1998) 0

Repeated Courses

Repeated courses are identified by one of three symbols

I Include grade/hours
E Exclude grade/hours
A Include grade/exclude hours
Effective Fall 2006, graduate level courses are exempt from the repeat policy

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