Luther Seminary's grading system defaults to A/F Letter
Grades for master of arts, graduate certificate, and
master of divinity degree students. Pass-Fail-Marginal grades may be elected at the time of registration for most classes and must be chosen by the first add/drop deadline.
Letter grades (A, B, C, D, and F) are required
for master of theology, doctor of philosophy, and doctor of ministry
degree students in 6000, 7000, and 8000 level courses.
choices can be seen on the MY DEGREE tab under COURSE HISTORY. Please
check this area at the beginning of term to make sure your choices are accurately recorded in the system.
Students planning on further
graduate study are encouraged to elect the letter grade option. All
grades appear and remain on the official transcripts. See the 2016-2017
Academic Catalog (after July 1, 2016) for more grading information.
choose what type of grade (Pass/Marginal/Fail or Letter Grades
A/B/C/D/F) they would like to receive for most courses at the time they register online in MyLutherNet.
- When registering, students will notice that once a course(s) has
been added, a screen will appear that will ask them to
change the "Variable Credit Type;" this is the screen where a student
can choose the Grade Type - either Pass/Fail or A/F Letter Grades. The default grading system is A/F Letter Grades.
- If a student would like additional
comments about their work, they are asked to work directly with the
instructor to provide more feedback on assignments, etc.
If a student changes their mind and wishes to change the grade type initially selected at registration: