The Chief Academic Officers of Maine’s Public Universities have agreed on the following actions in support of University and High School Students:
- P/F option: The universities of the University of Maine System will accept any spring 2020 P grades (indicating work that is C- or higher) from any US accredited institution (high school, college, or university) for transfer into any UMS program or university. The universities will also mitigate any impacts those grades may have on scholarship eligibility.
- AP: The universities of the University of Maine System will continue to accept Advanced Placement grades from spring 2020 courses as previously determined by program or university. There is no change in this practice.
- GPAs: The universities of the University of Maine System will be flexible and understanding about the impact COVID-19 disruptions may be having on students and their spring 2020 grades. They will make every effort to mitigate impacts on students relating to academic actions (e.g. academic probation, suspension, etc.) that emerge from less than satisfactory GPAs for spring 2020.
The Chief Academic Officers have also agreed to make sure departments and staff at their universities know about these decisions and will follow through accordingly in any outreach or communications.