Students may receive an Incomplete (“I”) grade for course work in which they are currently enrolled if the following conditions have been met. Failure to complete the specified work within the designated time frame may result in an “F” grade for the course.
Exceptions to this policy (for instance, if a student requests an “I” grade prior to the “W” deadline) may be granted by appeal to the Dean of Students Office; the decision on any appeal to this policy by the dean of students is final.
At the time an “I” grade is awarded, the instructor will complete the appropriate form stating (1) the reason for awarding the incomplete, (2) what work has to be performed by the student to complete the course, (3) the deadline for completing the work, and (4) the alternate grade to be awarded in the event the deadline is not met. The form must be returned no later than the deadline identified for end-of-semester grading. One copy of this form is retained by the instructor, one is forwarded to the Registrar’s Office and one is mailed to the student. If an instructor fails to indicate an alternate grade, the incomplete will automatically revert to an “F” at the expiration of the deadline. The maximum time that can be given to complete an “I” grade is one year.
Students may request a duplicate copy of the Incomplete Grade Form from the department in which the course was taken. The student is responsible for obtaining all information regarding the completion of the course, including deadlines, from the instructor or the instructor’s department head.