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Policy Information

Academic Standards – Reference Sheet
Use this one-page document to reference the University’s policy on Academic Standards, first-semester probation, suspension policy, and several other related items from the Academic Bulletin. 
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Grade Forgiveness Policy
It is the policy of the University of South Carolina that every currently enrolled, fully admitted, degree-seeking undergraduate earning a D+, D, F, or WF in a University course may take up to two undergraduate courses for a second time for the purpose of grade forgiveness.
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Application for Grade Forgiveness
After reviewing the policy on grade forgiveness (above), USC Columbia students may choose to apply to replace up to two courses via the application for grade forgiveness. All questions regarding this policy should be directed to the Registrar’s office.
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Academic Mapping

Creating Your Academic Map
Creating an Academic Map can help a student stay on track to graduate on time and not lose track of what classes need to be taken when. Work with your advisor to determine your path through the University of South Carolina.
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Syllabus Mapping
Use the document to organize your syllabi and map your course requirements.
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How to Read a Transcript
Use this document to understand the layout of your USC transcript – including the differences in the GPA categories (USC, Non-USC, and Collegiate Summary). *Information from a USC Academic Advisor.
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Worksheets

Grade Predictions Worksheet
Use this worksheet to determine what your grade might be once you hit midterms.
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GPA Calculator
Use this worksheet to determine what your semester GPA will be based on expected grades.
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GPA Calculators

Grade Forgiveness Calculator
This calculator will give you a projected cumulative USC system grade point average (GPA) if you apply grade forgiveness for a course in which you have earned a grade of D+, D, F, WF. You may apply grade forgiveness to two (2) USC courses taken at the same USC campus.
Grade Forgiveness Calculator Instructions
Use these instructions to accurately fill in the Grade Forgiveness Calculator.
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University of South Carolina GPA Calculator
Use this calculator to look at predicted semester and cumulative GPAs. Follow the instructions below to ensure accurate prediction.
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University of South Carolina GPA Calculator Instructions
Use these instructions to accurately fill in and interpret the USC GPA Calculator.
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University of Maryland GPA Calculator
Use this calculator if you would like to determine what GPA you will need to earn over a certain number of credits to achieve your desired GPA. Follow the instructions below to ensure accurate predictions.University of Maryland GPA Calculator Instructions Use these instructions to accurately fill in and interpret the University of Maryland GPA Calculator.
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For more information, contact:
Student Success Center
803-777-1000 or student.success@sc.edu