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.

Letter Grades Outside A-F
Explanations of grades including I, W, and NR

Grades, Credit Hours, and GPA

Undergraduate Policy

Graduate Student Policy

Understanding Your GPA
Learn how your GPA is calculated.

Student Records

Get Your Transcript or Academic History

Official Transcript – Ways to request a 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

View the Current 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.

Academic Issues

Academic Probation and Dismissal

Learn what would cause UT to place you on academic probation and how you can return to good standing.

Academic Second Opportunity
Find out how to earn a second chance as a UT student.

Deficiencies in American History
Get information on making up this deficiency from high school.