End of Term
Processing Guidelines  
Spring 2013
Late final grades, incomplete (I) and no report (NR) all impact our students:
  • Decisions are made regarding academic probation, SAP (Financial Aid Probation), or graduation.
  • Student names are withheld from the Dean's List distributed to Public Relations.
  • Students who have applied to graduate school are waiting for their final grades to be posted on their transcripts. 
Withdrawals Processed
APRIL 24 - 29, 2013

"W" grades will show on your grade rosters.

Withdrawals, approved by the instructor and registrar, are applied to the student's academic record.

Spring Grade Submission & Processing
MAY 8, 2013

Instructors should enter their grades online through KnowHope Plus.    

Wednesday - Final grades due before 4:00PM.

 

Grade changes should be submitted to the Records Manager, Kristen R. Kernstock, kernstock@hope.edu. Forms are also available at the Registrar's Office in DeWitt. 
Academic Probation
Students may be included with "NR",  "I" or missing grades.
MAY 10, 2013

A complete graded semester is necessary to make an informed decision.  Students who have missing grades, no report "NR" or incomplete "I" could be placed on academic probation. 

Friday
- Registrar completes the academic probation list and probation
letters are mailed to students.

Additional information can be found on page 88 of the 2012-2013 Hope College Catalog.
Dean's List
Students will be excluded with "NR",  "I" or missing grades.
MAY 13 - 14, 2013 
 
Students who have missing grades, no report "NR" or incomplete "I" will be excluded from the Dean's List sent to Public Relations. 

Monday - Dean's List is finalized then sent to Public Relations.
Tuesday - Students and their parents receive notification of the significant accomplishment.


Additional information can be found on page 87 of the 2012-2013 Hope College Catalog.
Incomplete Grades
JUNE 21, 2013

Friday - Incomplete grades not resolved from the Spring 2013 semester become a failure "F".

Additional information can be found on page 84 of the
May 2013 Graduates
MAY 5, 2013
MAY 14 - JULY 15, 2013

Degrees will be posted for May graduates beginning Tuesday, May 14.  Any outstanding incomplete or no report grades will delay the posting of the degree.

If you have a special need for an earlier date, please see Gloria Shay in the Registrar's Office.

Deadline - All grade changes must be sent to kernstock@hope.edu before 5:00PM on Friday, July 12th for the student to be considered a May 2013 graduate.

Degree candidates should notify Gloria Shay, shay@hope.edu, to be considered for a future graduation date.
Hope College has three graduation dates in May, July or December.  
July 2013 Graduates
JULY 26, 2013
JULY 29 - AUGUST 31, 2013

Degrees will be posted for July graduates beginning Monday, July 29.  Any outstanding incomplete or no report grades will delay the posting of the degree.

Students who have completed all of their requirements by May or June terms, and who need verification prior to July 29, please see Gloria Shay in the Registrar's Office.

Deadline - All grade changes must be sent to kernstock@hope.edu before 5:00PM on Friday, August 30th for the student to be considered a July 2013 graduate.

Degree candidates should notify Gloria Shay, shay@hope.edu, to be considered for a future graduation date.
Hope College has three graduation dates in May, July or December.  
Contact Information
Hope College
Office of the Registrar
Main Floor of DeWitt
Answers
 Academic Calendar
Final Grades 
General Academic Regulations p. 84-95