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University of Calgary Calendar 2023-2024 Academic Regulations F. Academic Standing F.2 Symbols
F.2 Symbols

Symbols are used to note a standing in a course when a grade is not issued or available.

Symbol Description
AE Aegrotat standing
AU Audit
DFE Deferred Final Exam
DFT Deferred Term Work
EW Extenuating Circumstance Withdraw – no academic penalty or impact on GPA
GP Grade Pending
IP Course in Progress
MT Multi-term course

Remedial Work Required. Used in practice-based courses that do not carry weight in calculating the grade point average. This will be noted in the calendar course description as “Not Included in GPA” where applicable.

An “RM” may only be used once per course. An “RM” is a permanent notation on the student record. Students will be required to register in the course for a second attempt. Following completion of the second attempt, a “CR” or “F” grade can only be applied. A maximum of two “RM” per degree program may be permitted. Faculties may set more restrictive criteria. Faculties are not required to use the RM symbol.

RW Required to Withdraw
SGR Supplemental Exam Granted
Student Under Review
W Withdraw - no academic penalty or impact on GPA
X Grade not reported