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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
 
 
Advising Center Hours for Continuing Students

September 9, 2019 - December 20, 2019

*The Advising Center reserves the right to adjust walk-in hours due to extenuating circumstances without advanced notice.


Mondays
Walk-ins​​​ ​9:30am-4:00pm
Tuesdays
Appointments ​​9:30am-6:00pm
​Wednesdays
Walk-ins​​​​​​ 9:30am-6:00pm
Thursdays
Appointments​​​​​​ 9:30am-4:00pm​
Fridays​ Front Desk Services​​​ 9:00am-5:00pm
Saturdays
Walk-ins​​​​​ 9:30am-2:30pm
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Important Schedule Updates: 

Academic advising will not take place when the college is closed and on the following dates: 11/28-12/1; 12/13

No evening advising when classes are not in session and on Thanksgiving Eve: 11/27
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