What you need to know

MIT students have a number of grading options available to them as part of the Institute’s policies and through the Committee on the Undergraduate Program’s (CUP) Experimental Grading Policies.

We recommend that you familiarize yourself with our helpful list of deadlines below. Click on the links for additional information about the specific grading option or policy.

Some key points to remember:

  • Many, but not all, of these deadlines are contained within the Academic Calendar.
  • Add Date for full-term subjects is Friday, October 7, 2022.
  • Drop Date for full-term subjects is Thursday, November 23, 2022.
  • Request changes to grading options through our Add/Drop application. After your advisor has approved the request, return to Add/Drop to submit the change.

Sophomores

October 8

Friday 

Deadline to resolve Spring 2022 I grades. 

January 11 Wednesday  First day to designate a Fall 2022 subject as Pass/No Record through the Flexible P/NR option (Final deadline: Add Date of your next enrolled term).

Juniors 

October 8

Friday 

Deadline to resolve Spring 2022 I grades. 

January 11 Wednesday  First day to designate a Fall 2022 subject as Pass/No Record through the Flexible P/NR option (Final deadline: Add Date of your next enrolled term).

Seniors

September 6

Tuesday  Change a hidden D for a Spring 2022 subject taken under the Science Core GIR P/NR option to a regular grade.
September 16 Friday Designate an H1 science core GIR as P/NR under the CUP’s Experimental Grading Policy.
September 16 Friday Use your Jr/Sr P/D/F option(s) for H1 subjects.

October 7 

Friday Use your Jr/Sr P/D/F option(s) for full-term subjects.

October 7

Friday Designate a full-term science core GIR as P/NR under the CUP’s Experimental Grading Policy.
October 7 Friday  Deadline to resolve Spring 2022 I grades.
November 4 Friday Designate an H2 science core GIR as P/NR under the CUP’s Experimental Grading Policy.
November 4 Friday Use your Jr/Sr P/D/F option(s) for H2 subjects.

Graduate students 

September 16

Friday Use your Graduate P/D/F option(s) for H1 subjects.

October 7 

Friday Use your Graduate P/D/F option(s) for full-term subjects.
October 7 Friday Deadline to resolve Spring 2022 I grades.
November 4 Friday Use your Graduate P/D/F option(s) for H2 subjects.