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, March 4, 2022.
  • Drop Date for full-term subjects is Tuesday, April 19, 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

March 4

Friday 

Deadline to resolve Fall 2021 I grades. 

May 20 Friday First day to designate a Spring 2022 subject as Pass/No Record through the Flexible P/NR option (Final deadline: Add Date of your next enrolled term).

Juniors

January 28

Friday Change a hidden D for a Fall 2021 subject taken under the Science Core GIR P/NR option to a regular grade.
February 11 Friday Designate an H3 science core GIR as P/NR under the CUP’s Experimental Grading Policy.
February 11 Friday Use your Jr/Sr P/D/F option(s) for H3 subjects.

March 4

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

March 4

Friday Designate a full-term science core GIR as P/NR under the CUP’s Experimental Grading Policy.
March 4 Friday  Deadline to resolve Fall 2021 I grades.
April 8 Friday Designate an H4 science core GIR as P/NR under the CUP’s Experimental Grading Policy.
April 8 Friday Use your Jr/Sr P/D/F option(s) for H4 subjects.

Seniors 

January 28 Friday Change a hidden D for a Fall 2021 subject taken under the Science Core GIR P/NR option to a regular grade. 
February 11 Friday Designate an H3 science core GIR as P/NR under the CUP’s Experimental Grading Policy.
February 11 Friday Use your Jr/Sr P/D/F option(s) for H3 subjects.

March 4

Friday Use your Jr/Sr P/D/F option(s) for full-term subjects.
March 4 Friday  Designate a full-term science core GIR as P/NR under the CUP’s Experimental Grading Policy.
March 4 Friday Deadline to resolve Fall 2021 I grades.
April 8 Friday Designate an H4 science core GIR as P/NR under the CUP’s Experimental Grading Policy.

April 8

Friday

Use your Jr/Sr P/D/F option(s) for H4 subjects.

Graduate students 

February 11

Friday Use your Graduate P/D/F option(s) for H3 subjects.

March 4

Friday Use your Graduate P/D/F option(s) for full-term subjects.
March 4 Friday Deadline to resolve Fall 2021 I grades.
April 8 Friday Use your Graduate P/D/F option(s) for H4 subjects.