American Heritage University of Southern California

Grading Policy


Grading Policies

Faculty is required to provide careful evaluation, timely assignments and appropriate grades for each enrolled student. Where there is the absence of compelling reasons, such as mistake, fraud, deceit, bad faith an act of recklessness, or incompetence, the instructor’s grade will be considered final. Final course grades must be submitted by the faculty to the Registrar within two weeks after the session has ended.

Regarding late assignments, it is required that students meet all deadlines relative to discussions and assignments. Each instructor has full discretion to handle late assignments.

Grading Timelines

Faculty and staff recognize the value of grading and returning assessments to students in a timely manner. Based upon the length and type of assessment being graded, and the degree of review and feedback required, the following tiered grading turnaround times have been set.

  • Tiered Grading Policy For final exams, the grading turnaround is approximately in 7 business days.
  • For midterm exams, the turnaround will be approximately 7 business days.
  • Term papers and performance tests will be graded in approximately 7 business days.