The five passing grades at the undergraduate level are, A, B, C, D and S (see Texas A&M University Student Rule 10.3
). Passing grades for graduate students are A, B, C, and S (see Texas A&M University Student Rule 10.5
). Each grade representing varying degrees of achievement; these letters carry grade points and significance as follows:
|Grade||Grade Points per Semester Credit Hour||Explanation|
|F||0.000||Failing, hours included in GPA|
|F*||0.000||Aggie Honor Code violation, hours included in GPA|
|I||-----||Incomplete, hours not included in GPA|
|NG||-----||No grade drop (course dropped by student's dean), hours not included in GPA.|
(Administrative removal of posted grades requires approval by the dean of the college in which the student was enrolled during the semester in which the courses were taken. A NG requires extensive documentation of the extraordinary circumstances justifying the No Grade. The instructor of record, or the instructor's department head if the instructor is unavailable, will be consulted during the process. The registrar will, if possible, notify the instructor of record, and in any event will notify the instructor's department head, whenever a NG is issued.)
|NR||-----||No grade reported, hours not included in GPA (historical & valid only for Health Science Center)|
|S||-----||Satisfactory, C or above (Undergraduate & Professional), hours not included in GPA|
|-----||Satisfactory, B or above (Graduate), hours not included in GPA|
|U||0.000||Unsatisfactory, D or F (Undergraduate & Professional), hours included in GPA|
|-----||Unsatisfactory, C or below (Graduate), hours not included in GPA|
|U*||0.000||Aggie Honor Code violation; hours included in the GPA|
|U/S||-----||Unsatisfactory, but course successfully remediated (valid only for Health Science Center)|
|Q||-----||Q-Drop (Course dropped with no penalty); requires dean's permission. (see Texas A&M University Student Rule 1.16)|
|X||-----||No grade submitted, hours not included in GPA. (see Texas A&M University Student Rule 10.6)|
|W||-----||Withdraw/Dropped course(s) with no penalty during the semester enrolled, hours not included in GPR (effective spring 1996), requires dean's permission, see (Texas A&M University Student Rules 1.7, 1.18, 7.8, and 17)|
|WP||-----||Withdrew passing, hours not included in GPA|
|WF||0.000||Withdrew failing, hours included in GPA|
**Spring 2020 grade policy adjusted for the term to support academic efforts during global pandemic.
- Grades of F and/or U from the Spring 2020 are excluded from gpa calculations .
- Undergraduate and Graduate students were provided the option to select S/U grading in lieu of letter grades (A,B,C,D,F).
- Q-drops after Spring Break 2020 were exempt from State drop limit and reflect as a W grade instead of a Q.