Center for Academic Performance and Persistence

 For Spring 2021, students will have the opportunity to select between the standard grade type (A-F) or the new PS/NS grade type for one (1) eligible course. A list of frequently asked questions can be found on the Registrar's Office website.

The CAPP Office has created a decision tree to offer guidance in whether or not a students should consider selecting the PS/NS grade mode for one of their classes. 

Spring 2021 Resources



The informational video below explains the CAPP Office in more detail:


These policies apply to Undergraduate Students only. Graduate students should contact the Graduate School for more information.


Mission Statement: The Center for Academic Performance and Persistence works closely with faculty, staff, students, and parents to uphold and enforce the academic standards and policies as outlined in the Undergraduate Catalog. This office is committed to providing support and guidance related to academic policies and procedures as well as fostering connections to appropriate resources. 


Statement on Discrimination

The College of Charleston is committed to providing an environment free of all forms of prohibited discrimination, including sexual harassment and violence (i.e. sexual assault, domestic and dating violence, and gender or sex-based bullying and stalking). If you have experienced any form of discrimination or harassment, know that help and support are available.

Please be aware that College of Charleston employees, other than designated confidential resources, are expected to report information they receive about prohibited discrimination, including sexual harassment and sexual violence. This means that if you tell us about a situation involving sexual harassment or violence, or other form of discrimination or harassment, we have to share the information with the College’s Title IX Coordinator.

Students may speak to someone confidentially by contacting the Office of Victim Services at 843-953-2273, Counseling and Substance Abuse Services at 843-953-5640, or Student Health Services at 843-953-5520. 

Inquiries regarding the College of Charleston’s non-discrimination policies or complaints of discrimination or harassment may be directed to the Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs and Title IX Coordinator at:  66 George Street, Charleston, SC 29424, 843-953-5754,  Please visit the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs website ( for more information.