Policies and Procedures

Credit from Away: Exchange Opportunities

W&L has formal exchange agreements with VMI, Bates, Morehouse, Spelman, Southern Virginia, Mary Baldwin, Hollins, Randolph, Hampton-Sydney, Randolph-Macon and several international institutions.

Exam Procedure and Classrooms

Examination policies are outlined for each term. Departmental classrooms assignments during final examination week are listed. Policy for scheduling evening tests.

F Codes

F codes assigned for failing a course


FERPA (Education Record rights) policy

Grade-Point Average Calculations

This tool calculates the GPA for a group of courses (e.g., major or subject). The W&L undergraduate and law grading scales are explained.

Independent Work Majors

Students may petition to create a major if no already-established majors meet their interests.

Native Speakers Waiving FDR

Students with mastery of intermediate-level language skills in languages other than those offered at W&L may test in their language and receive an FDR-FL waiver.

University Honors Board

Honor Roll, Dean's List, PES, PBK, ODK, Order of the Coif, Valedictorians, Honorary Degrees, etc.