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Graduate School announces changes to grading, examination policies

Instead of enacting a graduate school-wide policy similar to the one enacted by the Dean of the College Jill S. Dolan, which established a P/D/F option for all undergraduate courses, the Graduate School will “defer to the faculty in departments and programs on whether and how best to adjust the timelines for their own requirements.”

NEWS | 04/16/2020

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U. grants students unlimited PDFs for spring term, “encourages” faculty to consider “PDF-only option”

Though students will be permitted to P/D/F more than one class this semester, it is unclear whether classes currently designated non-P/D/F (npdf), such as writing seminars, foreign languages, and hundreds of other courses, will be required to transition to grading that allows for the P/D/F option. 

NEWS | 03/19/2020

Courtesy of Lazarena Lazarova ’21

Petitions to revise midterms and prevent forced departures garner 5700+ signatures combined

The students pointed to the stress imposed by the COVID-19, or coronavirus disease, outbreak. Since Sunday night, when the University inadvertently leaked plans to move to online schooling after spring break, students, faculty, and staff have scrambled to make contingency plans. The University officially announced that plan on Monday, at the start of midterms week. 

NEWS | 03/11/2020