COLLEGE PARK, Md. (WJZ) — All spring 2020 undergraduate and graduate courses will be graded as satisfactory/fail at the University of Maryland, College Park, unless the student elects otherwise.

This announcement comes amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Students will have the opportunity to choose to receive an earned letter grade in each class and may make that choice until the last day of spring semester classes.

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A new website is being created for this purpose, the University announced. Faculty will not know if a student has chosen to receive a letter grade.

There are no limits on satisfactory/fail credits for graduate students.

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