NOT INCLUDED in GPA

The following are the grades that are not included in the GPA calculation.

Implications of Grades: Incompletes (IN), withdrawals (WD), administrative withdrawal (ZW), no pass (NP), no credit (NC).

Although these grades/outcomes are not included in the GPA calculation, they do impact the student’s SAP and financial aid eligibility. For an explanation, see the Empire State College statements on Eligibility for New York State Financial Aid and Eligibility for Federal Financial Aid.

Prior to Fall 1 2015Prior to Fall 1 2015Effective Fall 1 2015Effective Fall 1 2015 
Grades/ OutcomesQuality PointsGrades/ OutcomesQuality PointsDescription
FC
Full credit
None P
Pass
None C- or better achievement
NC
No Credit
None NP
No Pass
None Less than C- achievement
IN
Incomplete
None IN
Incomplete
None Student has requested, and been granted, by the instructor, additional time to complete study/course activities. (See grade for further information.- ;LINK TO GRADE)
ZW
Administrative withdrawal
None ZW
Administrative withdrawal
None Withdrawal by instructor due to lack of academic engagement. (See grade for further information. LINK TO GRADE)
WD
Withdrawal
None WD
Withdrawal
None Student submits official withdrawal from the study/course (See grade rationale for further information.)

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