Grade Reports and Notations (Saint Anselm College, Academic Catalogue P. 25)
The designations A, A-, B+, B, B-, C+, C, C-, D+, D, D-, E, HP, LP, P, NP are employed to indicate the quality of student work. "A" indicates excellent work; "B" indicates above-average work; "C" indicates average work; "D" indicates below-average work; "E" indicates failure; the symbols "+" and "-" indicate intermediate levels; "HP" indicates High Pass; "LP" indicates Low Pass; "P" indicates Pass; "NP" indicates No Pass. The designations "HP", "LP", "P" and "NP" are used only in grading some internship and clinical area programs.
Notations that may be assigned by the Office of the Dean of the College are: I, W, WF, and F. "I" indicates incomplete work because of illness or other serious reason reported to and accepted by the Dean of the College; "W" indicates withdrawal from a course with permission of the Dean; "WF" indicates the withdrawal from a course at a time when the student's work is below passing quality; "F" indicates insufficient attendance to warrant a passing grade.
Grade Reports (Saint Anselm College, Academic Catalogue P. 26)
At the end of each semester, a grade report is sent to each student at the permanent home address currently on file in the Office of the Registrar. Change of address forms are available in the Offices of the Dean of Students and of the Registrar. Students are urged to check the grade report for accuracy. Errors should be reported to the registrar immediately.
Dean's List and Graduation Honors (Saint Anselm College, Academic Catalogue P. 27)
Students who register for and complete five courses of study at the College during a given semester and who achieve in that semester a grade point average of 3.0 are eligible for inclusion in the Dean's List of Scholars. In all five courses, students must receive letter grades that compute in determining the GPA.
Graduation Honors (Saint Anselm College, Academic Catalogue P. 33)
According to the degree of academic excellence, graduates may be awarded the distinctions of cum laude, magna cum laude, summa cum laude. Candidates for the distinction cum laude must have a grade-point average of 3.0; for the distinction magna cum laude, a grade-point average of 3.4; for the distinction summa cum laude, a grade-point average of 3.7.
Standards of Progress
For more information on the guidelines used by the Office of the Dean of the College to evaluate less than satisfactory progress see the standards of progress page.