Assigning Student Classification

111 Student Academic Term Detail             SMITH,JOANNE L


Screen: ___  SID: 123456789  Course: __________  Term: 92A SPRING 1992


Current Terms:       A C A D E M I C    P R O G R A M S

           Div Deg Major Concn Clc Pcls Minor  School Entry   Pgm   Max     Del

  Primary: COL BA  NMAJ   ___  FR  FR   ____    AS     CO     ___  5.50      _

                   ____   ___           ____

                   ____   ___           ____

Secondary: WH  BS  ACCT   ___  FR  FR   ____    WH     CO     ___  5.50      _

                   ____   ___           ____

                   ____   ___           ____

                                 Program Relationship: D     Primary Switch: _

         ACADEMIC STANDING                    SYSTEM FLAGS

           Dean's List: N                  Program Notice: 2

       Director's List: __                   Grade Report: 0

       Academic Status: __                   Tuition Calc: Y

           Time Status: P                  Spec Tuit Rate: __

              Override: _                  Penn Tuit Calc:

          Dissertation:                    Tuit Calc Date:

          Desired Load:  4.00      Medical Classification: __

      PhD Term Counter: __                Advisor Signoff: _

             Birthdate: 111111            Last Maint Date: 05-02-00


Student classification is an indicator of the student's level of study. This information is term-specific because student classification may change from one term to the next.

A student's classification reflects his/her classification as of the beginning of a term. Courses taken during Term X are not reflected in Term X's classification.

A student's default classification is determined from his or her academic program, which is reflected in the APS entry. After the entry term (when default classification is used), the APS entry will reflect the updated classification from the student's academic term detail record.

The default classification for undergraduates is freshman. All students start as freshmen or whatever classification is asserted in the APS entry. Each time the Registrar's Office calculates grades, student classification is calculated based on the amount of credit the students have, and the classification changes automatically.

Some graduate academic programs keep students in the same classification throughout their program, so the classification is always the default classification.

Some professional academic programs have classifications that are changed manually from term to term. In these programs, students start at the default classification or whatever classification is asserted in the APS entry. Every term, the student classification may change and the change must be asserted on Screen 111, Student Academic Term Detail.

NOTE: Graduate and Professional students classification are not calculated by the system.

To assign student classification:


Establish the context by entering the SID and TERM on Screen 111.


Press Enter

If the term record has not been created yet, you should



Tab to the CLASS field for the program that you want to change. Type the appropriate classification code or use PF2 on-line help key for values.


Press Enter.

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