Grades

You should learn and understand the evaluation system used in your courses (as outlined in each course syllabus) and you should meet with your professors during the term to discuss your academic progress. The evaluation of your course work will be reflected in a final letter grade assigned by the professor at the end of each term:

Grade Rating Quality Points (per credit)
A Excellent 4
B Good 3
C Average 2
D Passing Below Average 1
F Failure 0
S+* ‡ Satisfactory (A,B,C) 0
S-* ‡ Satisfactory (D) 0
I* Incomplete 0
W* Withdrawal 0
R20* ‡ No Credit (Retake Course - Pandemic Withdrawal) 0
WN* Withdrawal No Show 0
X^ Audit 0
AR** Administrative Refund 0
MR** Military Recall 0
M* No Grade Submitted 0
U* Unsatisfactory 0

Spring 2020 Grade Options

Valencia College introduced new optional grades to limit COVID-19’s disruption to academic plan.

Satisfactory/ Unsatisfactory- Does not affect GPA.

  • Students opting in will receive one of the following grades:
    Satisfactory + (S+), representing a grade of C or better
    Satisfactory - (S-), representing a grade of D
    Unsatisfactory (U), representing a grade of F

Retake- R20- Does not affect spring 2020 GPA, No course credit awarded for spring 2020

  • Student is unenrolled from a course and retakes it online in the summer 2020 term at no cost.                                                                                                                     

If you believe you have been assigned an incorrect grade, please see the Academic Grievance Process section of this catalog.

Grades are rolled to academic history three times per year at the end of each full term. Fall grades are posted in December, Spring grades are posted in May, and Summer grades are posted in August. Dual enrollment students taking courses at their high school will have grades posted in accordance with the high school grading schedule.