A grade of incomplete is a temporary grade, issued solely at the discretion of the instructor, in two circumstances:
In determining whether or not a student will be granted an incomplete grade, the instructor may consider: extenuating circumstances that support the request, the coursework the student has completed at the time of the request, and the availability of labs, studios, or other specialized resources relevant to the course.
Instructors may limit the granting of an incomplete grade to students who have completed a majority of the assigned coursework to date. Instructors may also require students to provide documentation to justify the granting of an Incomplete, and instructors may require students to have earned a passing grade in the course at the time the Incomplete is requested.
If an instructor chooses to issue an incomplete grade, the maximum allowable period for resolving the incomplete grade will be the end of the last day of classes of the following semester. Instructors are free to set a deadline within that period.
If no grade is issued by the end of the last day of classes of the following semester, the incomplete grade will revert to a failing grade of E or U, depending on the grade mode of the course.
Exceptions may be granted only upon written petition to the instructor and the associate dean of the school in which the course is offered. Factors to be considered include deadlines for making up other incomplete course work and the student's schedule in the semester the Incomplete is to be made up. The associate dean consults with the instructor involved before granting an extension of time in which to make up the incomplete grade.