Once a final grade roster has been submitted at the end of the semester, course grades can only be changed by submitting a Change of Grade form through the SIMS online system.

Grade changes must be initiated by the course instructor, who provides the information on the student, the original grade, the new grade, and a reason for the change.

*The original grade may not be lowered* - it is the responsibility of the course instructor to file an accurate grade when the roster is submitted. (The Instructional Dean will allow the lowering of a grade in only the most exceptional circumstances, such as a mis-assignment of a grade due to having more than one student with the same name on the class roster.) This restriction applies to temporary grades as well, the finalized grade cannot be lower than the assigned temporary grade.

Here is an explanation of the acceptable grades.