How to Calculate Your Projected
List all courses, the number of hours and
choose the letter grade you expect to
Entering the course name is optional
Do not include developmental or lab courses
that do not impact your cumulative GPA. These
courses will have zeroes as the first number
of the course (i.e. EN099 is
developmental. CH085 is a lab course; its
credit hour and grade are included in with
Check the Repeat box if the
course is repeated.
Find the number of overall GPA hours on the bottom of your unofficial transcript. Be sure to use
overall GPA hours,
not overall earned or passed hours.
Questions regarding GPA calculation and
academic probation may be addressed to your
college's Academic Advising
You might also find some helpful hints using the
Guide to a Better GPA
Suggestions for Increasing and Maintaining
Attend class consistently.
Ask questions and participate in class.
Visit with faculty during office hours.
Study outside the classroom in a quiet
Use a daily planner.
Manage your time wisely.
Set goals for yourself.
Locate and use campus resources (i.e.,
Learning Assistance Programs/Disability Support Services, Center for Writing Excellence,
Mathematics Learning Center, etc.).
Keep up with your course grades, and to be sure to check/confirm course grades at midterm.
Meet with your academic advisor.