Approved by Senate: 1998; Amended by Senate: 2011/02/17.
Approval Authority: Senate
Signature: Harriet Lewis
Students in good standing who have completed a minimum of 24 credits towards an undergraduate degree program may elect to take up to 6 credits on an ungraded basis toward a Bachelor’s degree (90 credits) or 12 credits toward an Honours Bachelor’s degree (120 credits). The Pass/Fail grading option cannot be chosen by a student for the following:
- major or minor courses (including for- credit practica)
- outside-the-major required courses1
- courses taken to satisfy General Education or Certificate requirements
- required 1000-level science courses for students in the Faculties of Science & Engineering and Health
Students must confirm their eligibility to complete a course on an ungraded basis. Completed Pass/Fail Application Forms must be submitted to the relevant office within the first two weeks of class. Students who elect to complete a course on an ungraded basis may not revert to taking the course on a graded basis after the last date to drop a course without academic penalty.
The Pass/Fail grading option does not apply for the following:
- graduate degrees or diplomas
- BEd and BEd (Technological Education) degrees
- LLB/JD degree
- BBA and iBBA degrees
- Exchange courses taken at another institution