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Your Grade Point Average is a weighted average that represents your overall performance at The College at Brockport. It is a number between 0 and 4, with 4 being the highest performance.
For figuring a GPA, your cumulative credits are all the credits you have received from The College at Brockport.
Sometimes students will type in grades that The College at Brockport does not issue. Check to see if your grades are acceptable by the GPA calculator.
A course appears on your schedule. Each course has a name. For example, BIO 101 or CSC 486 are courses offered at The College at Brockport.
Use this column to type in the name of your courses.
Each text box found in the column labeled Course is a place where you can label the classes you are entering grades for. It is for your use. If you prefer, you don't have to type anything in the box.help | close
A grade is usually a letter that is symbolic of your performance in a course. Commonly, The College at Brockport will issue you a letter grade. Letters appearing at the beginning of the alphabet represent the best performance.
The Grade column is where you give your grades to the GPA calculator. Type them in the text box next to the course name.
It depends on how your course is evaluated. Many courses are evaluated on a letter grade system. The grades The College at Brockport will issue you for courses using this system are A, A-, B+, B, B-, C+, C, C-, D+, D, D-, E.
A grade of "E" is a failing grade. The College at Brockport will issue you an "E" for a course you have failed.
The College at Brockport will not issue a grade of "F." For failed courses a grade of "E" is used.
The College at Brockport's highest letter grade is an "A." "A+" is not used.
These credits are not included in your GPA. If you enter them, the GPA calculator will not give you an error.
A grade of "W" can be entered into the GPA calculator. What happens is this course is ignored, and your GPA is calculated for all of your other courses as if you never registered for the course.
Click here for information about repeated courses, and how to calculate your GPA in these situations.
A grade of "I" means that your course instructor has not issued you a grade, usually because a big requirement of your course is missing. A grade of "I" is not considered in your GPA calculation. Your GPA will reflect all of your other courses.Top | Close Window
Credits are used to measure the weight of a course when calculated in your GPA. The more credits a course has, the more it will have an effect on your GPA.
Use the Credits column to tell the GPA calculator how many credits each of your courses have.
A course with zero credits will have no effect on your GPA. The GPA calculator will still accept courses with zero credits. Just type "0" in the box where the GPA calculator asks for them.
If you are calculating your semester GPA, then leave your cumulative credits blank.
If you want your cumulative GPA then enter the total The College at Brockport GPA hours from the bottom of your transcript.Top | Close Window
A repeated course is a course you have taken more than once, perhaps to get a better grade. What is very nice about repeating a course is the last grade you receive replaces the first. The last grade is factored into your GPA.
The Repeat column is used to tell the GPA calculator that you have repeated a course.
Click on the checkbox in the course's row. Then type in the grade you received the first time you took the course in the textbox next to it on the right.Top | Close Window
A cumulative grade point average is the grade point average (GPA) of all of the courses you have taken at The College at Brockport.
A cumulative GPA as with any GPA is a number that is usually rounded off to one or two decimal places. For more help, go to the Help KeyTop | Close Window
You can access your Academic Transcript thrugh the Student Information System. For purposes of calculating a GPA, your cumulative GPA is your Total The College at Brockport GPA.
The College at Brockport provides many services for students who wish to do well. Take a look at the Academic Support Services website for a listing of services that the college offers.