Transcript Key

Transcript Key

The information below is a summary of the information on the back of the Texas Woman's University official transcript. 

History and Accreditation:

Texas Woman’s University is a comprehensive public university, primarily for women. A teaching and research institution, the University emphasizes the liberal arts and specialized or professional studies. TWU is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees.

Texas Woman's University has operated under the following names since opening in 1901 by an act of the 27th Legislature:

1957-Present........................

Texas Woman's University

1934-1957............................

Texas State College for Women

1905-1934............................

College of Industrial Arts

1901-1905............................

Girls Industrial College

Calendar:

Semester:

Abbreviation:

Length in weeks:

Fall/Spring

FA/SP

15

Fall I, II, II

FA1, FA2, FA3

5

Spring I, II, III

SP1, SP2, SP3

5

Summer

SU

10

Summer I

SU1

2

Summer II & III

SU2 & SU3

5

 Course Numbering System: 

1000-1999 Freshman Level
2000-2999 Sophomore Level
3000-3999 Junior Level
4000-4999 Senior Level
5000 and above Graduate Level

Collaborative Academic Arrangements:

Courses taken by TWU students at another institution as part of a collaborative academic arrangement will be represented with the cross-registration subject of SPEC.  Examples of these types of courses would include ROTC, Study Abroad, Alliance, and Federation courses.

Academic Suspensions: 

The minimum cumulative grade point average required for a student to remain in good academic standing is outlined below. A student who fails to achieve the minimum Total GPA will be placed on probation for one semester and then placed on suspension after that if the minimum Total GPA again is not met. The first suspension is for one semester, the second is for two semesters, and the third is for an indefinite period of time.

Cumulative hours Attempted     Minimum cumulative grade point average

00-29                                      1.8

30 and above                           2.0

Eligible to re-enroll policy: 

Students are eligible to continue unless otherwise noted.

Grading System: 

The number of grade points given for each grade made by a student is determined as follows: 

A

4 times as many grade points as hours.

B

3 times as many grade points as hours.

C

2 times as many grade points as hours.

D

1 time as many grade points as hours.

F

No grade points, but credit hours are counted; thus the grade is punitive.

WF

No grade points, but credit hours are counted; thus the grade is punitive.

W

No grade points. No credit hours.

W&

No grade points. No credit hours. Counted towards THECB §4.10 six undergraduate drop limit.

I

Incomplete. No grade points. No credit hours.

CR

Credit for hours earned, but no grade points.

PR

Progress. No grade points. No credit hours.

P

Pass. No grade points. Credit for hours earned.

DCR

Pass with minimum credit. No grade points. Credit for hours earned.

NCR

No grade points. No credit hours.

X

No grade points, non-punitive.

##

No grade points, non-punitive.

D (grade)   

“D” preceding a letter grade-used to identify developmental courses. No grade points. No credit hours.

NG

No grade. No credit hours.

LP

Lack of adequate Progress. No grade points. No credit hours.

NP

No Progress. No grade points. No credit hours.

Grades are interpreted as: 

A - Excellent

B - Good 

C - Average

D - Inferior but passing

F - Failure

P - Passing

DCR - Passing but will not satisfy degree requirement for courses where a minimum grade of C is required

CR -Credit

NCR - No credit earned

PR - In Progress (normally used for thesis, professional paper, or dissertation)

I - Incomplete

W - Withdrew from the course without penalty

WP - Withdrew from the course without penalty 

WF - Withdrew from the course while failing

X - No credit due to tuition deficiency 

## - Grade temporarily missing or not assigned

P - Passing

DCR - Passing with minimum credit, does not satisfy C or higher requirement

NCR - No credit earned

NG - No grade points

LP - Lack of Progress (normally used for thesis, professional paper, or dissertation)

NP - No progress (normally used for thesis, professional paper, or dissertation)

The letters "REP" or "MAN" following the grade indicates repeated course work.  The higher grade is given credit when course work is repeated.   

Abbreviations:

ATT, Attempted hours; CMPL, Completed hours; GPTS, Grade points; CRD, Attempted hours for GPA; GPA, Grade point average. 
*GPA is calculated by dividing total GPTS by total CRD hours. 

Transfer credit:

Transfer courses are evaluated and converted to TWU equivalents.  All acceptable transfer hours and quality points are used in calculating the cumulative grade point average. 

Authenticity of paper transcripts: 

The face of official transcript documents has a burgundy background and the name of the institution appears in small print.  Apply fresh liquid bleach to the sample of the document in the lower right portion of the transcript key back with the repeating pattern of text "Texas Woman's University."  If authentic, the paper will turn brown. 
ADDITIONAL TEST: When photocopied, the word VOID appears prominently across the face of the entire document.  
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