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  Graduate School-New Brunswick 2005-2007 Academic Policies and Procedures Grades and Records Credit Prefixes  

Credit Prefixes

The number of credits appearing on course records and registration cards may be preceded by a letter prefix as follows:

E.Course excluded from credit toward a degree; all course requirements must be completed and a regular grade is assigned. These courses are not included when calculating a student's GPA.

G.A 300- or 400-level undergraduate course for which credittoward the graduate degree sought has been approved.

N.Course taken "not-for-credit." The final examination is not required. A final grade of S (satisfactory) or U(unsatisfactory) is assigned.

Graduate students registering for undergraduate courses are subject to the credit prefix rules of the undergraduate division offering the course.


Requests for official transcripts should be addressed to Records and Transcripts, Administrative Services Building, Room 200L, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Office of the Registrar, 65 Davidson Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854-8096. The request should indicate that the student was enrolled in the Graduate School-New Brunswick, identify the dates of attendance, and give any other relevant information. It must be received at least 10 working days before the date the transcript is desired. Forms for making the request may be obtained from the registrar or printed form from the registrar's web site at

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