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The following grading system is used at Dutchess Community College:
|D||Acceptable as an individual course grade. If received in a prerequisite course, the student may not qualify for the next course in sequence. "D" grades to not typically transfer to other institutions.||1.00||60-69|
|I||Incomplete, a temporary grade given in cases where students have not completed course requirements due to reasons beyond their control. The course requirements must be completed and a grade submitted within the first four weeks of the following semester (fall or spring) or the "I" automatically becomes an "F"|
|J||Proficiency, a grade that meets graduation requirements, earned by examination or life experience. To earn credit by proficiency, a student must perform at the level of C or better.|
|P||Passing (given only as a midterm grade with permission of the dean of academic affairs)|
|U||Audit (No Credit)|
Normally, no grade change will be processed for any student later than one year after he/she has completed the course.
After graduation, a student may continue to study at Dutchess on a non-matriculated basis or matriculate in a second degree program. The second degree application can be obtained in the Registrar's Office. See also: Second Degree.