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As of December 29 2012, SPARK is no longer being used as a learning management system (LMS) for on-campus courses.

This documentation will be removed at the end of the Spring 2013 semester.

Instructors who would like to learn about getting their on-campus courses online can contact OIT/Academic Computing's Instructional Media Lab (instruct@oit.umass.edu | 413-545-2823).

Valid Grade Options for Different Grade Bases

University of Massachusetts Amherst
Grade Base 
Code
Grade Base
Description
Grade Options

For Graduate Students (Grade Scheme: GRD)

AUD  Audit  AUD
LTR Letter Grade A, A-, B+, B, B-, C+, C, F, INC, SAT
LTU Letter Grade for Undergraduate Class A, A-, B+, B, B-, C+, C, C-, D+, D, F, INC, SAT
SAT Mandatory Pass/Fail SAT, F, INC

For Undergraduate Students (Grade Scheme: UGD)

AUD Audit AUD
EPF Elective Pass/Fail
(Letter Grade converts to Pass/Fail)
A, A-, B+, B,B-,C+,C,C-,D+,D,F,INC
LET Letter Grade A, A-, B+, B,B-,C+,C,C-,D+,D,F,INC
MPF Mandatory Pass/Fail P, F, INC
YRE Elective Pass/Fail
(Letter Grade converts to Pass/Fail)
A, A-, B+, B,B-,C+,C,C-,D+,D,F,INC
YRL Letter Grade A, A-, B+, B,B-,C+,C,C-,D+,D,F,INC, Y (year-long course)
YRM Mandatory Pass/Fail P, F, INC Y (year-long course)

NOTE that as of Fall 2004, midpoint grades (AB, BC, etc.) are no longer valid.