Final Grades - Fall 1995

Janice Grant (janiceg@mathstat.yorku.ca)
Tue, 28 Nov 1995 10:17:25 -0500


COMING SOON TO YOUR MAIL BOX

The final grade sheets for courses that are ending in December.

Please note the following when reporting your grades - you will not get a paper
copy of this e-mail so read carefully.

Do not fold, staple, spindle, mutilate, drop food on, rip or in any other way
mar the forms. Please, please don't lose them, I don't have a second copy.

I don't know why, but this reporting session the grades are run by FACULTY, so
most of you will be receiving two sets of sheets. PLEASE also note that grade
sign in sheets are included with the forms. These sign in sheets MUST be
returned either along with your final grades, or immediately after your
examination.

There are some general rules for submitting grades. YOU MUST LEAVE ABSOLUTELY
NO BLANK GRADES SOMETHING MUST BE REPORTED FOR EVERYONE. If a student did not
write the final examination the grade must be marked as F(DNW) and the
appropriate boxes filled in. Don't forget to also fill in the letter grade in
the appropriate place. In other words if

John Smith received a B+ in your course - you would submit the grade as B+
(under grade) and then fill in the B+ oval with a pencil.

If Jane Doe didn't write the final examination and she has not passed the
course you would fill in F (under grade) and the DNW box underqualifiers.
Please note the only box in the qualifiers you are allowed to use are the DNW
and the DEF ovals. You may only use the DEF qualifier if you have signed and
we have received a copy of the Petition form. Please note that on your science
grade sheets, you may not use this qualifier as the student must formally
petition through student programmes. Complicated - sometimes but ...

If you have someone attending your class who is not on the list (you really
shouldn't) please add their name to the back of the appropriate sheet with the
correct information.

Please complete the "GRADES DISTRIBUTION PROFILE" sheet and return it with your
grades. These forms will be forwarded for review to the Chair of the Academic
Standards Committee.

If your grades do not fall within the following standards, they are classified
as Atypical and must be rationalized in writing.

For Faculty of Arts Courses

g.p.a.'s > 6.5 or < 3.5;
20% or more E/F grades
75% or more grades of B or higher
50% or more A/A+ grades
g.p.a. differentials of 1.0 or more between sections of the same course

These rules apply to courses where there are over 20 student in the class and
does not apply to 4,000 level courses

For Science Courses

30% or more grades of A/A+
30% or more grades of E/F

These rules apply to courses where there are over 15 student in the class and
also applies to all courses (including 4,000 level).

For your information, the following courses are approved by the Faculty of Pure
and Applied Science: 1013/1014, 1025, 1505, 2015, 2030, 2041, 2090, 2320,
3033/3034, 3131/3132, 3241/3242, 3260, 3271/3272, 3410, 4141/4142.

Your grades are DUE ON MY DESK NOT LATER THAN 7 DAYS AFTER THE LAST DAY OF
CLASSES OR AFTER THE FINAL EXAMINATION (for that course), WHICHEVER IS LATER.
The absolute deadline on my desk is 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 4th, 1996.
This is not an unreasonable request. I also have deadlines to meet for the
Registrar's Office. As you know the last day we work before the holiday break
is December 21st and we come back to work on January 2, 1996. I expect a large
number of grades will be received on January 2. However, if your exam is prior
to December 15th, I expect your grades prior to the break - please.

Your final grade scanning sheets and grades distribution sheet are not to be
put in my box, you must personally hand them to either myself or Angela. We
will then check to make sure they are correctly completed. If they are not,
you will get them back immediately for corrections.

Please note carefully.

THE UNDERGRADUATE OFFICE DOES NOT GIVE OUT ANY, REPEAT ANY GRADES. IF YOU DO
NOT POST THEM, THE STUDENT'S WILL HAVE TO WAIT UNTIL THEY ARE SENT IN THE MAIL.

I hope I haven't missed anything - if I have please let me know and I will
attempt to rectify it for you.

Sorry this is so long, but the information is necessary and if you read it
carefully, I should have no problems with your grades for the Fall Term.

REMEMBER GRADES ARE DUE 7 DAYS AFTER YOUR FINAL EXAMINATION OR 7 DAYS AFTER THE
LAST CLASS, WHICHEVER IS LATER AND ABSOLUTELY NOT LATER THAN JANUARY 4TH AT
3:00 P.M.

Thanks for your cooperation.

Janice

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Janice Grant					e-mail janiceg@mathstat.yorku.ca
Administrative Assistant	
Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics
N503 Ross Building
Telephone:  416-736-2100 ext. 33973
Fax:  416-736-5757

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