Grade Replacement Update: Retroactive Approval Processing

May 5, 2021

As a reminder, we will be retroactively applying grade replacement for students retaking eligible courses under the temporary grade replacement policy adjustment. For students who retook an eligible course in Summer 2020, Fall 2020 or Spring 2021, we'll complete this processing by May 14.

Grade Replacement Credit Limit Lifted for Classes Taken During COVID-19

March 18, 2021

Effective Feb. 22, 2021, a temporary policy adjustment is now in effect allowing students who earned a low grade in a course taken between Spring 2020 and Summer 2021 to retake that course for grade replacement without it counting against their total grade replacement credit limit. All other grade replacement eligibility requirements still apply.

Reminder: Pass/Fail & Letter Grade Updates

Sept. 15, 2020

As previously announced, the deadline for students to change a student-option class from letter grade to pass/fail (or vice versa) is now the tenth Friday of the semester. For Fall 2020, that date is Friday, Oct. 30 (prorated for special sessions).

Waitlisting for Fall 2020 In-Person & Hybrid In-Person Classes

July 29, 2020

In-person and hybrid in-person class waitlists will stop accepting new students at 5 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 17. As seats open up in these classes, students will continue to be rolled off the waitlists, but no new students can join.

Grace Period for Spring 2020 Pass/Fail Requests

May 5, 2020

CU Boulder is providing a grace period for Spring 2020 classes with a pass/fail deadline of April 30 or May 1. Undergraduate and graduate students now have until 11:59 p.m. on Monday, May 11, to submit a pass/fail request form to change their grade mode from letter grade to pass/fail or vice versa.

Summer 2020 Admits Now Eligible for Summer Intensives

April 22, 2020

New summer admits have traditionally been prohibited from taking Maymester and Augmester intensive classes. However, following a policy review, these restrictions have now been lifted.

Leave of Absence Application Fee Discontinued

April 22, 2020

The Office of the Registrar has received approval to remove the $50 fee associated with both the graduate leave of absence application and the undergraduate optional leave of absence benefits application.

New P+ Grade Added to Student Option Grading Basis for Spring 2020

April 10, 2020

For student option classes taken pass/fail (P/F), final grades of C- or above as input by faculty will be systematically converted to a P+, whereas grades of D+, D and D- will convert to the standard P grade.

Spring 2020 Pass/Fail Policy Changes

March 31, 2020

For Spring 2020, the provost recently announced that CU Boulder will lift restrictions on pass/fail credits for all majors and degrees (other than law) and allow those students to declare a pass/fail option for most classes.