Audit & Satisfactory / Unsatisfactory Grading
Students may choose to take a course as Audit or Satisfactory / Unsatisfactory.
To audit a course, a student must get prior approval from the instructor, register for the course, and request the instructor complete the Audit Grading Form. Once the instructor initiates the form, the student will electronically sign and the form will be routed to the Office of the Registrar. The form must be submitted to the Office of the Registrar no later than the course add/drop deadline.
The instructor can access the form through ARIESweb in ARIES A-Z by clicking “A”.
A successfully completed audited course does not earn a traditional grade or credits and will appear on the student’s academic records with a grade of AU. Audits do not count toward full-time status, loan deferments, financial aid, etc. Courses with a grade of AU are not eligible to receive the College Opportunity Fund (COF) stipend.
All applicable tuition and fees are assessed for audited courses.
Satisfactory / Unsatisfactory Grading
Selection of satisfactory / unsatisfactory (S/U) grading for a student option satisfactory/unsatisfactory course cannot be accomplished through the registration system.
Students must register for the course first then request their advisor/ASC initiate the Satisfactory / Unsatisfactory Grading Form. Once the advisor/ASC submits the form, the student will receive an email to approve the form electronically, and the form will be routed to the Office of the Registrar for processing. The form must be submitted to the Office of the Registrar no later than the course add/drop deadline.
The advisor/ASC can access the form through ARIESweb in ARIES A-Z by clicking “S”.
The following regulations apply to satisfactory/unsatisfactory grading for the undergraduate student:
- First semester freshmen and transfer students are not eligible for this option
- Students with less than a 2.0 cumulative grade point average are not eligible
- Students may use this option for only one course per semester
- This option should not be used for a course that fulfills general or specific requirements within a student’s major
- The above regulations do not apply to HES IOOA-P, HES IOIA-J, HES 102A-G, HES 104, HES 106, and HES 123
- Additional policies for this grading option are indicated on the form.