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An overview and step-by-step guide to converting Spring 2020 term course grades.
Conversions table , Step-by-Step guide


Overview:

SD (Satisfactory-Disruption) and UD (Unsatisfactory-Disruption) grading is a special grading option for students in response to the COVID-19 events.
For more information about the SD/UD grading option and frequently asked questions, see Spring 2020 Disruptive Grading.
If you are uncertain about whether the SD/UD option is right for you, please reach out to your academic advisor.

Important notes:
  • The window to elect the COVID-19 grading option will begin on May 9th and will conclude on May 22nd at 11:59PM.
  • Grades can only be converted after the course grades have been posted in the Student Center.
  • Final grades are posted in the Student Center, not in Canvas.
  • Courses not graded A-F cannot be converted.
  • Law, MD and DPT students cannot convert to SD/UD grades.
  • Please consider the choice to convert to SD/UD grades as you will not be able to convert them back to letter grades.

Conversion:

For the following students:
  • Undergraduate
  • Pharmacy
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Master of Genetic Counselor Studies (MGCS)
  • Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS)
  • Master of Public Health (MPH)
  • University Special Students (including Capstone students)
Original Grade A AB B BC C D F
SD/UD Grade SD SD SD SD SD UD UD
For Graduate students:
Original Grade A AB B BC C D F
SD/UD Grade SD SD SD UD UD UD UD
For the following students:
  • Law School
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD)
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
  Student grading will be managed within those programs.


Step-by-Step

  1. Login to MyUW.

  2. Click on the Student Center tile, then the Manage Classes tile.

    Student Center tile Manage classes tile

  3. The Disruption SD/UD Grading page for the Spring 2020 will load, displaying a list of your enrolled courses.

    Disruption SD/UD Grading page

  4. Once your grades have been posted by your instructor, each graded course section will display your final grade.
    If the course qualifies, and you are eligible, for SD/UD grading, a "Covert to SD/UD" button will be displayed.
    • Courses not graded A-F cannot be converted.
    • Law, MD and DPT students cannot convert to SD/UD grades.

  5. Review your grades. If you elect to change the grade, click on the "Convert to SD/UD" button.

    Convert to SD/UD button

  6. Review the information in the pop-up message and make sure you have selected the correct course.
    Click "Yes" if you wish to confirm the change.
    Note: Do not confirm the change if you are unsure, you will not be able to reverse the change.

    Convert grade confirmation

  7. The conversion is successful.

    Grade conversion is successful

    • Conversion button now says "Grade already converted!" and is not clickable.

      Grade already converted

    • Grade Input is your original grade
      Official Grade is your converted SD/UD grade.

      Original and converted grade

    • Grading Basis is now Disruption Grading.

      Grading basis Disruption Grading

    • Your name and a time stamp are added to confirm the change.

      Name and time stamp




Keywords:conversion convert disruptive "spring 2020" covid-19 grade   Doc ID:101311
Owner:Dana S.Group:Office of the Registrar
Created:2020-04-23 08:06 CDTUpdated:2020-05-11 08:37 CDT
Sites:DoIT Help Desk, Office of the Registrar
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