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CR/NCR due to Covid-19 *Urgent*

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Hi all, 

Is it true that the option of “credit no crediting” a course means that it won’t contribute towards your course load? For example, in winter 2020, our school allowed us unlimited CR/NCR options due to COVID-19. I had a course load of 5 courses, and I CR/NCR’d 2 courses. Does this mean that after the CR/NCR, my course load would be since as 3 courses instead of 5? Will this semester not count towards the B2 years? I’m super worried, can anyone please help me out? 

Thanks.

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If you passed the course I'm pretty sure it counts towards the credits in your B2 but they just won't use those courses as part of your GPA calculation. So if you took 5 and two were CR/NCR it would still count as 5 but only those other 3 courses would be used as part of your GPA calculation. 

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As long as you had a full load both semesters it will count towards your B2. CR/NCR grades will not count towards the course load requirement (minimum 8 in a given year) for a year to be considered in your B2. For example, I did 5 courses in the fall (all graded) and 3 in winter (all mandatory CR/NCR) and that year will not count because I only have 5 grades they can use.

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51 minutes ago, MountainMon said:

As long as you had a full load both semesters it will count towards your B2. CR/NCR grades will not count towards the course load requirement (minimum 8 in a given year) for a year to be considered in your B2. For example, I did 5 courses in the fall (all graded) and 3 in winter (all mandatory CR/NCR) and that year will not count because I only have 5 grades they can use.

Not OP but I have a follow-up question to this (if you don't mind). Last school year (2019-2020), I CR/NCR two 0.5 courses which left me with seven grades/courses, however one was a full year so would that amount to eight total and therefore count towards B2 for Queen's? I hope that makes sense.

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1 hour ago, tornyc said:

Not OP but I have a follow-up question to this (if you don't mind). Last school year (2019-2020), I CR/NCR two 0.5 courses which left me with seven grades/courses, however one was a full year so would that amount to eight total and therefore count towards B2 for Queen's? I hope that makes sense.

I think you should be safe then.... you will want to check with Queen's though. 

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On 1/4/2021 at 9:56 AM, jdapplicant1996 said:

If you passed the course I'm pretty sure it counts towards the credits in your B2 but they just won't use those courses as part of your GPA calculation. So if you took 5 and two were CR/NCR it would still count as 5 but only those other 3 courses would be used as part of your GPA calculation. 

 

On 1/4/2021 at 12:00 PM, MountainMon said:

As long as you had a full load both semesters it will count towards your B2. CR/NCR grades will not count towards the course load requirement (minimum 8 in a given year) for a year to be considered in your B2. For example, I did 5 courses in the fall (all graded) and 3 in winter (all mandatory CR/NCR) and that year will not count because I only have 5 grades they can use.

Thank you so much for responses! Means a lot! 

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