Change a Grade Mode

All current undergraduate and graduate students register for classes via the Penguin Portal. Review the instructions below to change a grade mode. You can contact the Penguin Service Center at (330) 941-6000 for registration assistance. For information on grading options, please visit the YSU Course Catalog

1. Log in to the Penguin Portal. Click on "Student Dashboard".

Find the Student Dashboard card

2. Under the Registration Heading, select "Register for Classes". 

Choose the link "Register for Classes"

3. Select "Register for Classes" tile.

Register for Classes

4. Select the appropriate term from the drop-down menu; continue by clicking the "Continue" button.

Choose the term you want from the drop down menu

5. Go to the "Schedule and Options" tab.

Schedule and Options tab

6. Find the course you wish to change the grading option; under "Grade Mode" click the hyperlink and a drop-down arrow will appear. Select the grade mode you want; click the green "Submit" button on the bottom right of the page to save your selection.

Note: The hyperlink is not available when using a phone.  You must use a computer or laptop to change course credit hours.  

Change the Grade Mode


Warning: Consult with your academic advisor before making a grade mode change. This change may negatively impact your degree completion.