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Grades and Transcripts

Grades and Index

The grading scale is as follows:

A 93-100 4.0 D+ 67-69 1.33
A- 90-92 3.67 D 60-66 1.0
B+ 87-89 3.33 F 0-59 0.0
B 83-86 3.00 P Passing 0.0
B- 80-82 2.67 NC No Credit 0.0
C+ 77-79 2.33 IP In-Progress 0.0
C 73-76 2.0 I Incomplete 0.0
C- 70-72 1.67 W Withdrew/Permission 0.0

A grade of “Incomplete” is used when, for reasons satisfactory to the instructor, certain course assignments remain outstanding. Work must be completed by the end of the following semester or the grade of “Incomplete” becomes an “F” on the transcript. Extensions of time for completion, based on compelling reasons, may be granted by the Director of the Graduate Program.

In-Progress (IP grade) may be used only for completion of an acceptable master’s project or thesis. The criteria for applying for an IP grade are available from the Director of the Graduate Program.

Please note: Students enrolled in graduate and professional degree programs are expected to maintain a minimum index of 3.0 (B). Students who receive a grade below B- in a graduate course may be required to repeat that course. For more detailed information, please see Academic Standing.

Grade Reports

At the end of each session, students are able to access their course grades and view their academic records online by using their University of Mount Saint Vincent ID number.  However, grades can be viewed online only by those students whose financial accounts have been settled. Students can print copies of the grade reports.


Official and unofficial transcripts should be requested from the Office of the Registrar, either in person or by mail. The Office of the Registrar cannot comply with telephone requests. All obligations to the College must be fulfilled before transcripts will be issued. Visit the Transcripts for transcript requests.