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Grade Changes

Grade Change Submission: 

Complete the online grade change submission only after the final grade deadline has closed for a term. The online grade change process that includes course and student information prefills into the form as well as e-mail processing confirmations. Note, you may change your final grade submissions through CatCourses up to the deadline. 

NOTE: You may not submit grade changes for fall 2018 or before. A grade change over one-year-old requires a paper grade change to be submitted with the Dean's signature. Contact the Office of the Registrar for more information.

Grade Change Submission 

INSTRUCTIONS: You must be logged in to CAS and be currently designated as a course instructor by the Registrar's Office to access this form. Past Instructors that cannot access the form, please contact us at registrar@ucmerced.edu. Current instructors, login, if you are unable to access the form. If you receive an error after signing in and clicking the link above-- refresh the page. Do not bookmark the grade change webform, bookmarking may result in a redirect looping error.

Prefer a paper grade change form? 
Send an e-mail to registrar@ucmerced.edu to request it. We will send you paper form submission instructions.

Associated Policies and Procedures

Final grade change policies

  • All grades except I and IP are final when submitted by the instructor on the final grade submission through CatCourses.
  • No changes of a final grade may be made on the basis of revision or submission of additional work after the close of the semester.
  • A final grade may be corrected when a clerical (recording) error or procedural error has occurred. 
  • An instructor approved grade change is required to change all NR and I grades. 

Mid-semester grades

The Office of the Registrar does not process grade changes for mid-semester grades, as these grades are not a part of the student's permanent record. If you need to change a grade for a student to below or above a D+ after submission, please notify us by e-mail at registrar@ucmerced.edu so we may inform the Office of Undergraduate EducationGrade information will not change in CatCourses or in MyStudentRecord.