Procedure 3.01.26 - Grading for Curriculum Classes

Faculty and instructional staff must clearly state grading policies and criteria and apply those policies and criteria in an accurate and consistent manner. The grading procedure in every class must at least be characterized by the following:

  1. The grading scale and the type of information used to derive the final average in the course must appear in the course syllabus, and faculty and instructional staff must make the syllabus available to all students.
  2. Faculty and instructional staff must uniformly apply the grading policy to all students.
  3. Using the announced grading scale, faculty and instructional staff must give students regular feedback throughout the semester on individual performance in the course.

Faculty and instructional staff must give early, frequent, and specific feedback to students on their performance. Feedback should specifically offer praise where merited and/or identify specific problems, offering solutions to those problems.


Revised: April 26, 2022

Reviewed: April 22, 2020, April 26, 2022