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New College-Wide Grading Policy for Spring 2020

March 27, 2020

Harvard College has announced that all undergraduate classes will switch to a new grading system for Spring 2020. Instead of letter grades, courses this term will utilize an "emergency satisfactory" (SEM)/"emergency unsatisfactory" (UEM) system. A full Q&A about this new policy can be found on the DSO website

This policy supersedes the Gov Dept's previously announced pass/fail policy for Spring 2020. The Department will count SEM...

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A note from DUS Nara Dillon to Gov Undergraduates

March 12, 2020

Dear Students,

During the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the staff in the Government Undergraduate Program Office are here to represent your concerns to Harvard’s administration. We know that many of you have questions about how the situation will unfold in the coming weeks, and although we have few answers at this point, we want your voices to be heard. If you have any questions or concerns that you’d like us to bring to the...

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