Please read the below information carefully. 
Not all students or classes will be eligible for Credit/No-credit. 

Conditions under which a student may register for a course using the Credit/No-credit option:

  1. Must have attained a cumulative grade point average of 2.25 or higher
  2. Must have successfully completed at least 28 credit hours at JMU (Transfer students must have completed 28 credit hours with at least 14 at JMU)
  3. No more than 4 credit hours (or one course of more than 4 credit hours) may be taken credit/no-credit per semester or summer session, with a maximum of 15 credit hours credit/no credit in the academic career
  4. Credit/No-credit option must be completed by the course adjustment deadline each semester


    Except for field-based courses (which may be defined by a department/school as credit/no-credit), the following courses MAY NOT be taken Credit/No-credit:
    • Courses used to meet general education requirements
    • Courses used to meet your declared major requirements
    • Courses used to meet your declared minor requirements
    • Any course listed by subject name in your major or minor program even if the course does not specifically satisfy a requirement in your major or minor
    • Courses being repeated that were previously taken for a letter grade
    • Course being repeated that were previously taken CR/NC, where CR was earned
    • Degree requirements

     

    A more detailed explanation of the Credit/No-credit policy may be found in the JMU Undergraduate catalog.

    Students are required to complete all coursework and examinations and are graded as if they are taking the course for a grade.  Instructors will submit letter grades to the university registrar.

                                                 “A” through “C” will be changed to “CR” (credit)

                                                 “C-”and below will be changed to “NC” (no credit)

     
    If you and your course meet the above conditions, complete the following form and email it to the registrar’s office (registrar@jmu.edu) by the course adjustment deadline of December 9, 2020.

    Credit/No-Credit Form

     

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