Pass/Fail Declaration

To declare a pass/fail grading option during registration or during drop/add, use the link in Self Service (Student Planning) called Pass/Fail Declaration, or start at


  • Not all class sections are available to be taken as a pass/fail status.
  • No more than one course may be taken pass/fail in any fall or winter term.
  • No courses can be declared pass/fail in spring term.
  • First-Year students may not declare a course pass/fail. 
  • FDR and major/minor courses may not be taken pass/fail.
  • There is a limit on the number of credits that may be taken pass/fail (only 18 credits may be offered toward satisfying degree requirements).
  • See complete pass/fail policies in the University Catalog.

Do not use the Student Planning Grading choice of Pass/Fail in the section details screen when you're adding the section to your plan. Any pass/fail declaration request needs to use the W&L online form at