Posted: April 26, 2021

Want to know how the alternative grading options will affect your GPA? The Alternative Grading Calculator provides a convenient tool for you to explore how the decisions you make in selecting alternative grading for individual courses will impact your GPA. You do not have to make your decision final until after grades are posted, but you can explore options ahead of time based on what grades you think you might earn. Decisions about using alternative grading involve more than just your GPA; academic advisers are prepared to discuss the implications with you.

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