General Information and Grading System, Spring 2009
Important Date 
Action 

Tuesday, January 20th 
Last day to ADD a course (Tuesday, January 20th with instructor's signature..note any student attempting to add CHEM 1515 after Tuesday, January 20th should be in contact with Dr. Gelder BEFORE Tuesday, January 20th.) 
Tuesday, January 20th 
Last day to DROP a course with no grade, and no fees 
Friday, April 10th 
Last day to drop from the course with a "W" recorded on the transcript and with advisor's signature only. Last day to drop ALL courses with an automatic grade of 'W'.After April 10th students must petition to withdraw from a class. See your academic advisor or visit your college advising office for more information regarding petitioned withdrawal. (NOTE: Dropping by petition is VERY difficult.) 
Friday, April 24th 
Last day to drop from all courses with an assigned "W" or "F"
recorded on the transcript, with advisor's signature and Dr. Gelder's
signature. Note: students who do not have 40% of the possible points at
the time of dropping will receive an "F".

Where points are from 
Points possible 
Your total 

4 Hour Exams + 100 pt. Final 
500 
__________ 
11 lab grades (a percentage of your total lab points will be multiplied by 150) 
150 
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16 homework grades (a percentage of your total PS points will be multiplied by 200) 
200 
__________ 
Grand Total Points 
850 
___________ 
Total Earned Points 
Grade 

722  850 
A 
637  721 
B 
467  636 
C 
340  466 
D 
0  339 
F 