Your Grades

The Letters and Numbers

View Your Grades

How to see your grades and when they’re available

Nonstandard Grading Systems
Learn about alternative grading systems that can be used for your coursework at UT.

Grades, Credit Hours and GPA
Find out the policy on grades and hours for all grading systems in use at UT.

Other Letter Grades Outside A-F

Explanations of grades such as I, W, and NR

Grade Point Average (GPA)
Find out about your GPA, how it’s calculated at UT, and what’s exempt from being included

Student Records

Get Your Transcript or Academic History
Official Transcript – Ways to request an official copy of your academic record, for yourself or a third party

Academic History – You can check your academic history on MyUTK under Academic Resources. It includes information that’s not on your official transcript, and it may help you with advising.

Privacy of Student Records
How UT governs the distribution of your student information and records according to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

Dean’s List

To qualify for the Dean’s List, an undergraduate must earn a term grade point average of:

  • 3.80-4.00 (summa cum laude)
  • 3.65-3.79 (magna cum laude)
  • 3.50-3.64 (cum laude)

You must complete at least 12 hours, not counting work taken on a Satisfactory/No Credit basis, to be eligible. For in-state students, the Media Relations Office distributes a Dean’s List announcement to hometown newspapers. Out-of-state students must contact the Media Relations Office at 865-974-2225, e-mail: or phone: 865-974-2225 to distribute an announcement to your hometown newspapers.

View the Current Dean’s List

Academic Issues

Academic Probation and Dismissal
Learn about the conditions that would cause UT to place you on academic probation and what you can do to return to good standing.

Academic Second Opportunity
Find out the process for earning a second chance as a UT student.

Deficiencies in American History
Get information on the requirements for making up deficiencies from your high school classes.