b'When a full-time student drops below 15 semester hours of credit, the student is automatically assessed the part-time tuition rate in lieu of the full-time tuition rate.A residence hall student who drops to part-time status must move out of college housing and continue his/her studies as a commuter student unless the Campus Vice President and the Dean of Student Services approve the student to remain in college housing. Grades At mid-term and again at the end of the semester, the instructors report the academic standing of each student in each course. Mid-term grades and final grades are available to students online at https://mgccc.edu/ in Web Services. Mid-term grades allow students to evaluate their progress; however, unlike final semester grades, they are not official and do not appear on the transcript. A. Definitions of Letter Grades Grades are based upon proficiency attained by the student demonstrated primarily by the quality of work done in the classroom. Letter grades used and their meaning are as follows: A - Represents superior or outstanding achievement in prescribed work B - Above-average achievement in prescribed work C - Average level of achievement D - Below-average achievement F - Failure to pass prescribed work I - Incomplete* *The prescribed work was not finished by the end of the semester. Incomplete grades are issued in special circumstances at the discretion of the instructor.If the work is completed within the following semester (summer term does not count), the "I" may be changed to A, B, C, or D. If the work is not completed within that semester, the "I" will be changed to "F." IP - In Progress At the end of the grading period, the student is progressing but has not completed the course during that grading period.This grade is utilized for a limited number of Developmental Studies competency-based courses.If the student does not re enroll in the "IP" course, the "IP" will change to an "F" at the end of the next semester (summer term does not count). AU - Audit Awarded at the end of a course when the student has properly registered as an auditing student (see Auditing a Course). W - Withdrawal Student officially withdrew before the end of the official withdrawal period or withdrew due to extenuating circumstances with the approval of the dean of instruction. WP - Withdrawal Passing Student dropped by the instructor for noncompliance with the college\'s attendance policy. Work completed at a passing grade level. WF - Withdrawal Failing Student dropped by the instructor for noncompliance with the college\'s attendance policy. Work completed at a failing grade level. P - Pass Awarded to students enrolled in a pass/fail course. 57'