Grades and Transcripts


The College’s grade scale:

A Excellent 4.0 D+ Unacceptable 1.33
A- 3.67 D Unacceptable 1.0
B+ Very Good 3.33 D- Unacceptable 0.67
B Minimum Grade Expected of a Graduate Student 3.00 P Passing 0
B- Passing, but below level expected of a Graduate Student 2.67 NC No Credit 0
C+ 2.33 IP In-Progress 0
C 2.0 I Incomplete 0
C- Unacceptable 1.67 W Withdrew/Permission 0

A grade of “Incomplete” is used when, for reasons satisfactory to the instructor, certain course assignments remain outstanding. Work must be completed by the end of the following semester or the grade of “Incomplete” becomes an “F” on the transcript. Extensions of time for completion, based on compelling reasons, may be granted by the Chairperson or the Director of the Graduate Program.

In-Progress (IP grade) may be used only for completion of an acceptable Master’s project or thesis. The criteria for applying for an IP grade are available from the Director of the program.

Grade Reports

At the end of each session, students are able to access their course grades and view their academic records online by using their College of Mount Saint Vincent ID number. However, grades are viewable online only by those students whose financial accounts have been settled. Students can print out copies of the grade reports.


Official and unofficial transcripts should be requested from the Office of the Registrar, either in person or by mail. The Office of the Registrar cannot comply with telephone requests. All obligations to the College must be fulfilled before transcripts will be issued. Visit the Transcripts for transcript requests.