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Grades and GPA Calculation

The Office of the Registrar records course grades and maintains transcripts for all IU South Bend students. Instructors submit grade rosters to the registrar's office one week after final exams end, at which time grades are recorded and made available via OneStart.


Grade Points Grade Points
A+ 4.0 (highest passing grade) C+ 2.3
A 4.0 C 2.0
A- 3.7 C- 1.7
B+ 3.3 D+ 1.3
B 3.0 D 1.0
B- 2.7 D- 0.7 (lowest passing grade)
    F 0.0 (failing grade)
P Pass S Satisfactory
I Incomplete FN "F" for non-attendance
R Deferred grade (for courses which may not be completed in one term) NC Course taken on an audit basis (no credit)
NR Grade not yet received in Office of the Registrar NY Signifies enrollment in a special program for which credit earned will be recorded when completed. Typically used for courses taken under the study abroad program
W Withdrew after the first week of classes; grade will appear on transcript WX Withdrew through the first week of class; grade will not appear on transcript
WZ Changed sections of the same course; grade will not appear on transcript