Explanation of Grade Codes

For the three student levels, the averages required and the passing grades are given below:

Student Level Average Required Passing Grade
Undergraduate 55  50
Education 65  60
Masters 70  60

The following grade codes are used on the StFX transcript:

IP
In Progress. No grade has been entered.

IN
Incomplete if you had a medical or personal reason, reported to the dean’s office, and missed an exam or failed to submit a major final assignment. All incomplete grades must be completed by the deadline indicated in the Calendar of Events. You must contact the professor to make arrangements to write the exam.

(40-49)P
Permit Supplementary Exam for a Failing Final Grade (no longer used) .

(0-99)S
Final mark after supplementary exam (no longer used).

AU
Audit does not count for credit and no grade is assigned.

DC
Dropped Course during drop period.

DP
Dropped course with permission after drop period.

F
Fail; used in non-credit courses and sometimes in a thesis or seminar course.

P
Pass; used in non-credit courses and sometimes in a thesis or seminar course; has no effect on average or GPA.

If you have any questions, kindly contact the registrar’s office by phone to 902-867-2160 or via e-mail to registr@stfx.ca