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Academic advising frequently asked questions

What is a GPA?

GPA stands for grade point average. It is an average of the grade point values that have been earned in completed credit courses. Learn more about grading

 

What is academic standing?

Academic standing is a statement of a student’s overall academic performance. It is calculated and recorded on academic transcripts at the end of each semester for every full-time student. Academic standing regulations are applied to part-time students after completion of nine credit hours. Learn more about academic standing 

 

What is the Dean’s list?

Students in clear standing with a semester GPA of 3.5 to 3.79 on at least 80 per cent of a full course load at the end of a semester will receive the designation Dean’s Honours List on their transcripts.

 

What is the President’s list?

Students in clear standing with a semester GPA of 3.8 or higher on at least 80 per cent of a full course load will receive the designation President’s List on their transcripts.