Get your final subject grades

If you haven't already completed your Academic Integrity or Child Safety subjects, you will need to do this to receive your final grades.

You'll be awarded a grade for each subject you’re enrolled in at the end of each session. You can view the grades for all completed subjects in your degree on your online transcript.

Upcoming grade release dates

The grade release date for each session can be found on the Important dates page.

Results are available to view on your transcript from 10am on the scheduled release date.

If your grades aren't available

Your grades might not be available for the following reasons:

  • You haven't completed the Academic Integrity Subject or Child Safety Subject. Most students are required to complete these subjects. Check for a green tick indicating you have completed these on the homepage of your Student Portal. Keep in mind it could take 24 hours for this type of hold to be released.
  • You have an outstanding debt with Charles Sturt University. Go to Financial Balances and look under the My Details tab to see if you have an outstanding debt. Pay your debt in the Charles Sturt Online Payments Portal.
  • You still need to complete a deferred exam or additional assessment.
  • Your grade hasn’t been finalised and has TA status. Contact the subject coordinator for more information.

What your grades mean

Grade Grade Description Percentage Range*
HD High Distinction 85%-100%
DI Distinction 75%-84%
CR Credit 65%-74%
PS Pass 50%-64%
FL Fail 0%-49%
FW Withdrawn Fail  
FNSFail Non-submission 

* Percentage ranges are the final scaled aggregate mark for the subject. The scaled aggregate mark may not equal the total sum of raw marks for subject assessments.

  • Satisfactory (SY) and Unsatisfactory (US) grades

    The satisfactory (SY) and unsatisfactory (US) are for subjects where you don’t receive a HD-FL grade. Instead, you are just given a satisfactory or unsatisfactory grade. This grading scale applies to:

    • subjects identified by the Faculty Boards as practical work subjects
    • coursework identified by the Faculty Boards as industrial experience components
    • thesis or other examinable works undertaken in master programs by research and doctoral programs (including research and coursework professional doctoral programs)
    • other subjects approved by the Academic Senate on the recommendation of the Faculty Boards.
  • Bachelor Honours Dissertation grades

    A passing grade for a bachelor honours project or dissertation shall indicate the class of honours awarded for the dissertation.

    This will not necessarily be the same as the class of honours awarded for the course overall.

    Passing grades for project/dissertations are awarded as follows:

    • H1: Class 1
    • H2a: Class 2, Division 1
    • H2b: Class 2, Division 2
    • H3: Class 3
  • Other grades

    AA: Additional Assessment

    You have marginally failed but you have been invited to complete item/s of additional assessment. If you complete the assessment items at the prescribed standard, it will result in you passing the subject.

    AE: Additional Examination

    You marginally failed a formal exam but you have been invited to sit a further exam. All additional exams are held at the next exam period. You will be sent further details on completing your Additional Examination by email.

    AW: Approved Withdrawal

    Approval was granted for you to withdraw from the subject without incurring a failure in the subject. This grade may be granted at any stage during the teaching session where misadventure or extenuating circumstances are such as to prevent you from completing the subject within reasonable time and where you were making satisfactory progress at the time the misadventure or extenuating circumstances occurred.

    You must apply for an Approved Withdrawal prior to the end of session.

    Go to Special Consideration for more information on Approved Withdrawal and how to apply.

    DX: Deferred Examination

    An DX (Deferred Examination) grade is granted for a subject on the basis of misadventure or extenuating circumstances which either prevented you from sitting an official examination, or which adversely affected your performance in an official examination. A substantive (final) grade will be awarded when the deferred examination has been held.

    You must apply for a Deferred Exam within 3 days of your exam.

    Go to Special Consideration for more information on Deferred Exams and how to apply.

    FCR: Forward Credit

    Credit granted on the assumption you pass an equivalent subject, currently being undertaken at another institution.

    GP: Grade Pending

    A substantive (final) grade will be awarded when work outstanding is submitted. Assessment must normally be finalised within 12 months.

    You must apply for a Grade Pending prior to the end of session.

    Go to Special Consideration for more information on Grade Pending and how to apply.

    IP: In Progress

    Not yet due for final grade; subject taken over two or more sessions. The grade IP will be entered against the subject for each session except the final session when a substantive (final) grade will be awarded.

    TA: To Be Assessed

    A TA or  *** grade  means your result is not yet available. A substantive (final) grade will be available as soon as it is received from your Subject Coordinator or overseas study partner.

    NA: Not Assessed

    The student was not assessed in this subject.

    PCR: Proficiency Credit

    A subject deemed completed in recognition of prior learning where you have demonstrated proficiency in a subject to the satisfaction of the Course Director or Course Coordinator.

    Specified, Unspecified and Block Credit

    Consistent with the current (2014) Australian Qualifications Framework definitions, credit is specified credit when granted for specific components of a degree or other program of learning. Credit is unspecified credit when granted for components of a degree or learning program that are not specifically identified, such as a block of points, or elective options. Block credit is credit granted towards whole stages or components of a qualification or other program of learning, and is often granted as a certain number of subject points. Block credit may be specified and/or unspecified.

    TCR: Transfer Credit

    A subject deemed completed in recognition of prior learning via subjects completed in another course at Charles Sturt University or other institution approved by Charles Sturt University for the purposes of the credit policy.

    WD: Withheld/Fees Due

    The result is withheld for administrative reasons. A substantive (final) grade will be released when the matter is resolved.

Calculate your Grade Point Average (GPA)

Your Grade Point Average (GPA) is an average calculation of the total of your total grades divided by your total number of completed subjects.

Calculate my GPA

Review a grade


  • you were disadvantaged in subject assessments, or
  • there was an error in calculating a final grade.

How to apply

  • Go to the Student Portal and submit the 'Review of grade' form
  • You can check the status of your request on your Student Portal

If  you have not received your final grade you can apply to have a single assessment mark reviewed.

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