Colleges update grading policy for 5C consistency

The 5Cs are aligning their grading policies, with Scripps College, Pomona College and Claremont McKenna College joining the consortium in adopting a 4.0 grade point average system.

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Pitzer Student Senate endorses opt-in pass/no credit grading for fall 2020

Pitzer Student Senate passed a resolution Nov. 1 endorsing a proposed opt-in pass/no credit grading policy for the fall 2020 semester, citing potential inequalities in students’ online learning environments. 

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Scripps switches to default pass/no record grading, keeps letter grade option

Scripps faculty voted to make pass/no record grading the default for spring 2020, but maintained a letter grade option.

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Pitzer switches to universal pass/no record grading, passes to count as As for GPA

Pitzer faculty voted Wednesday to move to a universal pass/no record policy that makes passed classes equivalent to As for students’ GPAs.

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Scripps admin would ask trustees to veto universal A policy if passed, president warns

Scripps administrators warned they’d ask the Board of Trustees to overrule a universal A policy if the faculty passes it Thursday.

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Pomona College adopts universal pass/no record/incomplete grading policy

Pomona faculty voted to adopt universal pass/“no record pandemic” grading for spring 2020, the only one of the 5Cs to eliminate letter grades.

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Pomona delays decision on grading policy, votes down A/no record/incomplete option

Pomona faculty voted down an A/no record/incomplete coronavirus grading policy, but otherwise failed to come to a consensus on a new policy.

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