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Academic and Grading Policies

First-Semester Grading Policy​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Effective for entering students Fall 2017 and is not retroactive.

A. All failing grades (F, WU, FIN, WF) for first-semester students shall be converted by the Registrar to NC or R. First-semester students shall be defined for this purpose as:

1. A full- or part-time freshman in the first semester of matriculation at Queens College with 24 or fewer credits combined from Advanced Placement; International Baccalaureate; college preparatory programs including High-Jump and College Now; and coursework from non-accredited or accredited post-secondary institutions. The only exception shall be for a Fall semester freshman who chooses to attend the immediately-preceding Summer Session. In such cases NC or R shall be recorded for failing grades as defined in “A” received in both the Summer Session and the Fall semester of entry.

2. A full- or part-time first-semester transfer student with 30 or fewer combined credits as defined under #1. The only exception shall be for a Fall semester transfer who chooses to attend the immediately-preceding Summer Session. In such cases NC or R shall be recorded for failing grades as defined in “A” received in both the Summer Session and the Fall semester of entry.







 
 

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Director: Laura Silverman
Office: Kiely Hall, Room 217
Phone: 718.997.5599 / Fax: 718.997.5643
Email: advising@qc.cuny.edu​​​​​​​

Fall 2017 Advising Schedule

September 11, 2017 - December 20, 2017

Mondays
Walk-ins
9:30am - 4:00pm
Tuesdays Appointments 9:30am - 6:00pm
Wednesdays Walk-ins 9:30am - 6:00pm
Thursdays Appointments 9:30pm - 4:00pm
Fridays Front Desk Services
Front Desk Services
​Saturdays
Walk-ins 9:30am - 2:30pm

Due to scheduled CUNYfirst maintenance, we will only offer Front Desk General Information Services on 10/28.

Academic Advising will not take place when the college is closed and on the following dates: 11/23 - 11/26; 12/23 - 12/25; 12/30 - 1/1.


*Note* When there are no classes in session, our office will not have evening hours.

 

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