The academic record for a University of Virginia student is the official transcript, a complete historical listing of all coursework, associated grades and other academic record-related information.
The academic record is frozen once a student separates him/herself from the University.
SIS Primary Name: The name on the official academic record is the name under which the student was enrolled during their last active term at the University.
Preferred Name: Students may add/edit their preferred name at any time. Please keep in mind that your preferred name will only display on class rosters, People Search, and email.
Class Ranking: The University of Virginia does not maintain class ranking.
Good Standing: The University of Virginia considers all currently enrolled students to be in good standing.
Good Academic Standing: This is determined by each individual school at the University of Virginia. Please contact your school of enrollment.
Disclaimer: This GPA calculator can be used for unofficial estimates and do not provide an official GPA or official record of your grades. If you have any questions about your GPA, please consult your advisor.
Grade Point Average
Grade point averages are computed and printed on the official transcript for undergraduate students only.
The University does not maintain major grade point averages (GPAs). To calculate the major GPA, multiply the number of credits for each included class by the grade point equivalent listed below and then divide the total grade points by the total credits (counting only the credits of courses taken for a letter grade).
|Letter Grades||Grade Point
Through Summer 1979
Effective Fall 1979
|AB||Absent from examination|
|DR||Dropped without penalty|
|EU||Continuing Education unit|
|IN||Course work incompleted|
|IV||Invalid grade reported|
|NG||Grade not reported|
|NP||Exam not pledged|
|NU||CEU not earned|
|SP||Authorized delay exam|
Honors & Awards
Full-time Undergraduate students become eligible for the dean's list of their school at the end of each semester by demonstrating superior academic achievement. To be eligible, students must take a minimum of 15 credits of graded course work. Courses taken on a credit/no-credit basis may not be counted toward the minimum credits necessary to be on the dean's list. Any student receiving an F, NC, or NG is ineligible to be on the dean's list. Minimum grade point average requirements for the dean's list may vary by school and are detailed in subsequent chapters.
|School of Architecture
Education and Human Development
Frank Batten School of Leadership & Public Policy
School of Nursing
|College of Arts and Sciences||
|School of Engineering and Applied Science||
|McIntire School of Commerce||
Students Who Matriculated Fall 2018 (awarded in Fall 2020)
Intermediate Honors is awarded to the top twenty percent of those students in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Architecture, School of Engineering and Applied Science, or School of Nursing who enter the University directly from high school or preparatory school and earn at least 60 credits of course work in their first four regular semesters. No more than twelve of the 60 required credits may be earned on a CR/NC or S/U basis. NO EXTERNAL CREDIT (e.g., Advanced placement, dual enrollment transfer credits, etc.) may count toward the required credits. Students will receive the notation of Intermediate Honors on their official transcript. In light of significant academic disruptions, the aforementioned eligibility criteria has been amended to exclude the spring 2020 semester from consideration. The required number of credits is reduced to 45 during the first three regular semesters. All other requirements remain the same.
Please note that Intermediate Honors will not be awarded in Fall 2021.
Undergraduate students are eligible to receive their degree with honors or distinction:
- School of Architecture: Degrees are conferred "with honors" on students graduated with a cumulative GPA of 3.600 or higher; "with high honors" for a 3.750 or higher; or "with highest honors" for a GPA of 3.900 or greater.
- College of Arts and Sciences: Graduates with a cumulative GPA of 3.600 or higher receive their degrees "with distinction". Students who complete a Distinguished Majors Program with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.400 are eligible to receive their degrees without distinction, "with distinction", "with high distinction", or "with highest distinction" based on the recommendation of their thesis committee. Students who complete the Honors program in Philosophy or Government with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.400 are eligible to receive their degrees without honors, "with honors", "with high honors", or "with highest honors" based on the recommendation of their department.
- McIntire School of Commerce: Diplomas inscribed with "distinction" are awarded to undergraduate Commerce students who have a cumulative grade point average of 3.8 or higher based on all graded coursework completed while enrolled in the school.
- Education and Human Development: Students with a cumulative GPA of 3.600 or higher receive their degrees "with honors", with a GPA of 3.750 or higher receive their degrees "with high honors", and with a GPA of 3.900 or higher receive their degrees "with highest honors".
- School of Engineering and Applied Science: Degrees are conferred "with distinction" for students who graduate with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.400, "with high distinction" for a cumulative GPA of at least 3.600, or "with highest distinction" for a cumulative GPA of at least 3.800.
- Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy: Degrees are conferred "with distinction" for students who graduate with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.400 to 3.599, "with high distinction" for a cumulative GPA of at least 3.600 to 3.799, or "with highest distinction" for a cumulative GPA of at least 3.800.
- School of Nursing: Students graduated with a cumulative GPA of 3.750 or higher receive their degrees "with distinction". Graduates in the Distinguished Majors Program receive degrees "with distinction" for a cumulative GPA of 3.400 or higher, or "with highest distinction" for a cumulative GPA of 3.750 or higher.
- School of Continuing and Professional Studies: Degrees "with distinction", "with high distinction", and "with highest distinction" are awarded to graduates who earn a cumulative GPA of 3.400, 3.600, and 3.800 respectively, based on all UVa course work.