Inactive Status – Extended Leave of Absence

A student may find it necessary to take time away from their degree studies for health, personal or work reasons. After consulting with their studio teacher and/or advisor, undergraduate students should meet with the Associate Dean of Academic and International Affairs and graduate students with the Senior Associate Dean of Graduate Studies to have their…

Withdrawal from Courses

Course withdrawals, after the fourth week of classes, will be noted on the student’s grade report and academic transcript with a grade of W (withdrawn) or DE (withdrawn-failing) at the instructor’s discretion. Instructor permission is required to withdraw. Course withdrawals are not permitted after the 12th week of classes. Precise deadlines for dropping and withdrawing…

Registration

https://www.esm.rochester.edu/registrar. Click on “Web Registration Instructions.” ← Handbook Table of Contents

Grading System for Graduate Students

Grades for graduate studies are reported using one of the following three systems: * “A” excellent; “A-”; “B+”; “B” good; “B-”; “C” poor; “E” failure * “S” satisfactory; “E” failure. Courses to be graded on the “S/E” basis only are those titled “Dissertation” or “Dissertation Research,” or the various “continuous registration” courses. * “P” pass…

Grading System for Undergraduate Students

For courses successfully passed, the student receives the number of semester credit hours assigned to the course.  For the purposes of determining the student’s grade-point average, the following point-values are assigned to each grade: A    -4.0 points          C    -2.0 points          Not calculated in GPA A-    -3.7 points         C-   -1.7 points          I  incomplete    P  pass B+   -3.3…

Paper Grade Rosters

You may also submit your grades using the paper grading rosters.  Please HAND DELIVER signed original roster(s) to Linda Cassidy, a.s.a.p., but no later than the date preprinted on the roster.  Make certain departmental/teaching assistants understand the importance of returning rosters on time. Please do not: Place rosters in intramural mail! Please do not: Remove…

Grade Submission Procedure

Entering grades, via the Web, is the fastest way to get grades to your students and to the Registrar.  Once keyed in by you, students have instant access to their grades.  To do this, you’ll need a NetID and Password to access Blackboard.  Please contact the Registrar’s office if you have any questions.  Web-grading policies…

Grade Changes

To protect the interests of students and faculty and to avoid even the appearance of coercion or impropriety, any grade-change made after the conclusion of the end-of-the-term grading period as determined by the registrar must be approved by the Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs in the case of undergraduate students, and by the Associate Dean…

Class Lists

https://www.esm.rochester.edu/registrar.  Click on “Instructor Access” to log-in.  Follow directions. ← Handbook Table of Contents

Add / Drop Period

Dropping Courses Students may drop courses on-line through the end of the fourth week of the semester without instructor permission. The dropped courses will not appear on the academic transcript. Students may receive a partial refund based on the published tuition refund schedule. Students may not drop a course after the fourth week of classes.…