Grades/ Grade Changes

Timing and Availability

Students should be able to view their grades on MySJSU about two weeks after the last day of instruction of each semester.

Grades are only available online.  For printed copies of your grades, order an official transcript or an unofficial copy my MySJSU.

If you do not see your grades after three weeks from last day of instruction, contact your instructor.

Auditing Classes

An instructor may allow students to audit a class.  Enrollment is the class is required.  Please submit a Credit/No Credit/Audit option form [pdf].

Grade Changes and Discrepancies

Contact your instructor if you believe there has been a grading error.  If your degree has been awarded, your academic record is sealed and you cannot request any grade changes. 

Grading Systems

SJSU uses standard letter grades based on a four-point scale. 

Grade Points Grade Points Grade Points Grade Points Grade Points

A+

4.0

B+

3.3

C+

2.3

D+

1.3

F

0.0

4.0

3.0

2.0

1.0

WU

0.0

A-

3.7

B-

2.7

C-

1.7

D-

0.7

IC

0.0

Notes:
WU = Unauthorized withdrawal      IC = Incomplete - Charged

The following grades are not used the GPA Calculation

Grade Notes Grade Notes
AU Audit RD Report Delayed
I Incomplete RP Report in Progress
CR Credit. Equivalent to C and above NC No Credit. Equivalent to C- and below
W Approved Withdrawal

See the current SJSU Catalog for details regarding the grading symbols and policies for Undergraduate and Graduate studies.

Retroactive Grades and Academic Standing

Even though your GPA may have changed due to the retroactive course drop or semester withdrawal, your academic standing will remain for that semester.