Under federal regulations, students who do not complete the entire semester may not earn the full amount of their aid for the semester, and the University must return any unearned federal student aid funds to the federal government. Regulations require us to document the last date of attendance at (or participation in) an "academically-related activity" for students with failing grades in order to determine the amount of aid to retur
If you are giving a "no grade" (NG), deferred grade (DF), or an F in LionPATH, you will be asked to enter an attendance category. The choices are "Never attended," "Participated partial semester," and "Participated entire semester." Only in cases where there was partial participation will you be asked to enter the last date of attendance. For resident courses, this would be attendance at an actual class. For online courses, it should be the student's last meaningful interaction in the LMS (e.g., discussion post, submission, etc.).
If you are instructing a large-enrollment course and want your TAs to complete early progress reports, those TAs need to be entered into LionPATH with "grade" access to the system. This will put them into Starfish and give them the ability to complete early progress reports. Please be aware of permissions that will be granted in Canvas if you add TAs to LionPATH.
If you mistakenly assign a grade and approve your grades, but then need to change it a grade, you cannot do so easily once it’s been submitted. After the grade submission deadline, there will be a “Request Grade Change” button, but until then, you need to complete the following steps: