Grades

Grading System

Undergraduate indicators below are used on grade reports and transcripts.

Letter Grade Student Performance Grade Points Per Credit Hour
A Superior 4
B Above Average 3
C Average 2
D Below Average 1
F Failure 0
FX Failure due to non-attendance (notated on official transcript as “F” grade) 0
WF Withdrawal from the University Failing 0
W Withdrawal from a course N/A
AU Audit N/A
I Passing but incomplete N/A
P Passing grade (credit) N/A
S Satisfactory (noncredit) N/A
T Transfer credit N/A
N No grade submitted by instructor/No grade required N/A
X Credit by means other than course equivalency exam N/A
XP Credit by course equivalency exam N/A

Graduate indicators below are used on grade reports and transcripts.

Letter Grade Student Performance Grade Points Per Credit Hour
A Excellent 4
B Satisfactory 3
C Passing 2
F Failure 0
FX Failure due to non-attendance (notated on official transcript as “F” grade) 0
WF Withdrawal from the University Failing 0
W Withdrawal from a course N/A
AU Audit N/A
I Passing but incomplete N/A
N No grade submitted by instructor/No grade required N/A
P Passing grade (credit) N/A
IP In Progress N/A
S Satisfactory (noncredit) N/A
T Transfer credit N/A

Grades

Final grades are issued at the end of each term. Students can access their grades immediately after they are posted by the faculty, via ERAU Online Services (Log in to ERNIE, click on the Services link in the upper right, click on Campus Solutions in left menu, then Campus Solutions Student Center.)

The University is prohibited by federal law (FERPA) from releasing grade information without the express written authorization of the student. Students may grant online auxiliary access to any designated individuals via the student information system.

Grade Appeals

Students who wish to appeal the final course grade must first communicate with the instructor to discuss and attempt to resolve the issue. The meeting must be arranged as soon as possible after final course grades have been issued.

The grounds for appeal may include suspected mathematical errors in computing the final grade or interpretation of the weighing of course performance elements. Except for the most unusual of circumstances, appeals challenging the academic judgment of the faculty are not acceptable.

If the dispute cannot be resolved within 30 days between the student and instructor, the student may initiate a written appeal to the Campus Director for students taking courses at Worldwide campuses, or the Executive Director of Online Learning for online students. The Campus Director will then follow applicable University policy to render a final decision.