Incomplete Grade

An Incomplete Grade “I” indicates that a student has not completed a major course assignment (usually a final exam or culminating final assessment) due to extraordinary circumstances, such as serious illness, death in the family, etc. The grade is applied only in those instances where the student has a reasonable chance of passing. It is not used to give an extension of time for a student delinquent in meeting course responsibilities.

The work must be completed by the student through formal arrangement with the instructor no later than:

  • The end of the third week in the Spring semester for a grade issued in the Fall semester;
  • The end of the third week in the Fall semester for a grade issued in the Summer term;
  • Three weeks from the earliest start date of the Summer term for a grade issued in the Spring semester.

Should the student fail to complete the work within the designated period, the grade will automatically become an “F”. Exceptions to the above deadlines may be made by the Vice President of Academic Affairs. “I” grades will not be included in the computation of Grade Point Average. An “I” grade may affect a student’s financial aid. Students should contact the Financial Aid Office for further information.