Important Coronavirus Related Updates about ELWR Policies and Information

Grading & ELWR Fulfillment Policies

On September 29, 2020, the Academic Senate voted to extend the temporary modification of the passing requirement for the Entry Level Writing Requirement (ELWR) in Senate Regulation 636.C for the Fall 2020 Quarter. The Academic Senate then voted on December 16th, 2020 to extend this temporary modification again for Winter and Spring Quarters of 2021. This modification allows UC Davis students enrolled during academic year 2020-2021 eligibility for ELWR fulfillment described below:

  1. Students can take an ELWR fulfilling class for Pass/No Pass and fulfill ELWR with a Pass.

  2. Students can take an ELWR fulfilling class for a letter grade and can fulfill ELWR with a grade of C- or higher (existing policy states a C or better)