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Web App to Designate Undergraduate Classes as Pass/Fail Goes Live

By Maryland Today Staff

Undergraduate students can now make changes to their grading methods under the Spring 2021 semester pass/fail grading policy using a Testudo web app, Interim Senior Vice President and Provost Ann G. Wylie announced today.

Unlimited modifications to grading methods are allowed until midnight of the last day of a course to make a change. However, if the last day of a class falls on the final day of classes for the semester, May 11, students have until 10:59 p.m. to make the change.

According to the policy announced last month,

  • Students may select up to seven credits to be graded as pass/fail for any undergraduate class.
  • A passing grade will be recorded on the transcript for an earned grade of C- or better.
  • Students who earn a grade of D+ or lower will have that grade recorded on their transcripts.
  • The normal requirements corresponding to pass/fail Grading listed in the academic catalog are waived for Spring 2021.

Questions or problems with the website should be directed to, and students who have questions about grading methods, including which courses to select for the "Pass/Fail" option, should consult their academic adviser, Wylie said.

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