The grading system used at Adams State is alphabetical grades. Grades are reported at the end of each term.

Grade per Credit
Quality Points
Excellent  
A 4.00
A- 3.67
Good  
B+ 3.33
B 3.00
B- 2.67
Satisfactory  
C+ 2.33
C 2.00
C- 1.67
Poor, but passing  
D+ 1.33
D 1.00
Failure  
F (100- to 599-level courses) 0
IF Incomplete to F after 1 year 0
IU Incomplete to Unsatisfactory after 1 year
0
TF Technical Failure (no show) 0
TU Technical Failure (no show - basic skills courses) 0***
U Unsatisfactory (090- to 099-level courses)
0***
Other grades (no quality pts)
IN Incomplete IN*
NC Audit NC*
NR Grade not reported by faculty NR*
P Pass, equivalent to grade of C or better (100- to 599-level courses) **
S Satisfactory, equivalent to grade of C- or better (090- to 099-level basic skills courses) ***
T Transfer credit accepted by ASC  
TS Transfer credit for a remedial course ***
W Withdrawal without penalty *

*Credits not used to compute GPA and not counted toward graduation.

**Credits not used to compute GPA but counted toward graduation.

***Basic skills courses do not count toward graduation.

Note: Credits for courses graded F are used to compute GPA but do not count toward graduation. P credits may or may not transfer to other colleges and universities.