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Grade Reports

Shawnee State University does not mail student grade reports at the end of each academic term. Students are required to access their grades via their MySSU account.

Students may, if desired, print their own grade report from the MySSU site. Also, the Office of the Registrar will, upon request, produce a printed student grade report. Students with questions or problems accessing grades should call (740) 351-4REG (4734) for assistance.

Please contact the Registrar within 30 days of the end of the term if you discover an error with your grade report.

Awarding of Credit

Final grades are posted at the end of each semester by the Office of the Registrar. Grades will not be issued orally.

Grade Description Quality Points
A Excellent 4.00
A-   3.67
B+   3.33
B Good 3.00
B-   2.67
C+   2.33
C Average 2.00
C-   1.67
D+   1.33
D Poor 1.00
D-   0.67
F Failing 0.00
TC Transfer w/grade "C" or > 0.00
TP Transfer w/passing grade 0.00
KE Credit by Exam 0.00
NC No Credit 0.00
WD Withdrawal 0.00
I Incomplete 0.00
P Pass 0.00
AP Advance Placement 0.00
AU Audit 0.00
NR No Report 0.00

A grade of "F" receives no credit. Students making this grade must repeat the course if credit is to be received.

Grade Point Ratio

Quality points for a course are determined by multiplying the total credit hours by the numerical equivalent of the letter grade received in the course. The formula for calculating grade point ratio is:

Total Quality Points / Total Division Hours = Grade Point Average

Midterm Grading

Midterm grades are posted for full session courses 7-weeks into the term.  Grades can be viewed via the student's MySSU account.  the following grades are issued during midterm grading.

Grade Description
SA Satisfactory Progress - likely to pass
UN1 Unsatisfactory Progress - poor performance; likely to fail; GOOD attendance (attendance rate between 90-100%)
UN3 Unsatisfactory Progress - poor performance; likely to fail; FAIR attendance (attendance rate between 70-90%)
UN5 Unsatisfactory Progress - poor performance; likely to fail; POOR attendance (attendance rate less than 70%)
UN7 Unsatisfactory Progress - poor performance; likely to fail; you do not take attendance

Transcripts

A Shawnee State University transcript is the official record of a student's enrollment at Shawnee State. Undergraduate and Graduate transcripts are maintained separately, so when ordering please specify which transcript type.

Ordering your Transcript

Transcript fee

There is a $3.00 charge for an official Shawnee State University transcript.  A rushed transcript (Express Mail/United States) is an additional $27.00. (Express Mail/Canada & Mexico) is an additional $47.00, and (Express Mail/International) is an additional $60.00. Express Mail will not deliver to a P.O. Box as the address.

Ordering Transcripts Online

Shawnee State University has contracted with National Student Clearinghouse to provide a convenient and secure service for our students and alumni to order their official transcript. Please note that in order for a transcript to be considered official, the transcript must NOT be issued to the student.

Order your Transcript online

Online ordering is available for electronic and SecurePrint transcripts. There is a $3 charge for each transcript. When selecting the SecurePrint option, there is an additional charge of $1.80 per transcript.  Requests are processed and available within three (3) business days after the request and fee payment are received. Please note: there is an additional processing fee of $2.50 and electronic fee of $1 per transcript and all fees must be paid by credit card. Be assured that National Student Clearinghouse uses encryption technology to keep your information secure.

If you have further questions or concerns, please feel free to contact the Student Business Center at (740) 351-4REG (4734), or you can email your questions to sbc@shawnee.edu.

Delivery Guidelines

Certain institutions that utilize transcripts, such as college admissions offices, require that transcripts be mailed directly to them and refuse hand-carried transcripts. Some also do not accept faxed transcripts. Please be sure to check with the accepting institution to verify whether or not they will accept such methods of delivery.

Processing Delays

Transcripts will NOT be processed if there are existing Holds on the student's account (i.e. financial holds, library holds, etc.). If there are any outstanding holds the request and payment will be mailed back to the student. We do not "hold on" to any requests. Once the hold is removed the student will need to resend his or her request.

Have questions?

If you have questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us at (740) 351-4REG (4734), or you can email your questions to sbc@shawnee.edu