Designating a Course as Pass/Fail
You may designate a fifth course as pass/fail during the drop/add period in September or February. If you try to designate a course as pass/fail during preregistration, you will see an error message about exceeding non-GPA units.
If you add a fifth course during drop/add, one course must be designated as pass/fail. You can change a course to pass/fail at the same time as adding the course, or you can change the grading basis after you have enrolled in courses.
When adding or swapping a class, the Enrollment Preferences page appears after selecting the class section from search or entering the class number.
Click the dropdown , click Pass/Fail and then click to proceed with addihg the course. If the dropdown is not available on the Enrollment Preferences page, or if the dropdown includes only Graded and Gaudino options, the course cannot be taken on a pass/fail basis.
You can also change a course to pass/fail after you have enrolled and you can change a course designated as pass/fail back to graded. Navigate to the Enrollment pages and click the edit tab. Navigation through the Student Center gives you quick access to hold and registration time information before you try editting classes, or you can navigate directly through the enrollment links on the left menu and/or main menu.
The term may default or you may first need to select the term you want. If the term defaults to the incorrect term, you can click the button to select another term.
Select the course to designate pass/fail from the dropdown under Classes you are allowed to edit, then click . If you have selected a lab or conference course, you may next see a message that you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture section. Click
Select Pass/Fail from the Grading dropdown and click .
and check for Success or Errors .
You are limited to one course designated as pass/fail. Until the end of drop/add you can switch which course is pass/fail by updating the grading options as above. If you designate one course pass/fail, then drop a regularly graded course, make sure you change the pass/fail course back to graded. By the end of drop/add, you must have four graded courses on your schedule.