Grading Options

***Spring 2021 Grading Policy Updates***

  • All F and WU (Withdrawal Unauthorized) grades will be converted by the Registrar’s Office to NC (No Credit) in Spring 2021 (excluding students receiving VA benefits).
  • FAQs on Grading Modifications for Spring 2021, updated 5/24/2021 [pdf]
  • Suspension of Disqualification through Spring 2021: Students eligible for disqualification will not be disqualified through the end of the Spring 2021 semester (see Amendment D to University Policy S16-16, Probation and Disqualification, Temporary Amendment due to the COVID-19 Pandemic). Instead they will continue on probation and be connected with advising staff to help them access critical academic resources and make plans to successfully progress toward their degree objectives.

COVID-19 Academic Policy Updates

You may request to change a normal letter grade to Audit(AU) or Credit/ No Credit Option. See the Audit/ CR/ NC Option request on Forms page under Grades/ Grading. The request form is due by the last day to add (add deadline). Once add deadline has passed, students cannot change their grade option.

Once the Option form is signed and submitted, student will have no option to revert the audit or Credit/ No Credit back to the normal letter grading option.

Audit Option:
No grade points will be posted on the student's permanent record. Auditors are subject to the same fee structure as credit students and regular class attendance is expected. View SJSU policy - Auditing a Class.

Credit/No Credit Option: 
Only available to upper-division (Junior or Senior) and Post Baccalaureate students. The course taken for CR/ NC option must be outside the Major, Minor and General Education(GE) Requirements. View SJSU policies below:

Credit/No Credit (CR/ NC) - Elective or Mandatory