Degree Progress Report

Your Degree Progress Report (DPR) is an important tool that evaluates where you stand with all of your graduation requirements — General Education, University Wide and major requirements.

To get to your DPR:

  1. Log in to your Student Center through the SF State Gateway with your SF State ID and password
  2. Using the other academic... pull-down menu on the left side, select Degree Progress Report.
  3. Click the Go button (double arrow).

* Be sure to click on Expand All, under the legend to see the full details of your report. 

Understanding Your DPR

If you find an error on your DPR or need help understanding your requirements, visit an advisor in your college resource center.

screenshot of top of DPR



A = Holds and Alerts (click on an icon to find the details)

  • Red Circle with Line: Registration Hold — you will not be able to register (negative service indicator)

  • Red Star: Alert — a department is sharing an alert that is resolved or that you may need to take care of soon.  Click on the specific item to see the details (positive service indicator)

B = Current Academic Objective

  • Career: Undergraduate vs Graduate vs Non-Matriculated

  • Program: Undergrad Degree vs Graduate vs Non-Matriculated CEL — this is the degree objective

  • Plan: Major/Program of study

C = Current Academic Summary

  • Last Term Registered: last semester of attendance at SF State

  • Academic Standing: Good Standing vs Probation

  • Overall GPA: Cumulative GPA including SF State GPA and previous institutions

  • SF State GPA: GPA for work completed only at SF State

D = Legend/Requirement Status

  • Green Circle with Check Mark: Requirement completed

  • Yellow Diamond: Enrolled in course that would meet this requirement

  • Blue Star: Requirement planned for future (used in What-If Report)

  • Red Box: Requirement not completed

  • Purple triangle w/ exclamation mark: Requirement has an exception or override

  • Green Left Arrow: Course was taken from transfer institution

E = General Education Requirements

  • Freshman vs Transfer Pattern of requirements (Transfer Pattern is used for anyone who started at SF State with transferable work prior to admissions to SF State)

F = Requirement Name

  • GE Area Designation and Name

  • Description of what is needed to fulfill this section

G = Legend

  • Unit minimum needed to satisfy this requirement  (SF State usually requires 3 units for most areas.  2.68 is what students taking courses on a quarter system would need to satisfy the requirement)

  • Units you have taken

  • Units still needed to fulfill requirement

H = Requirement Status

  • Refer to "D" above

  • Note that the status of the larger GE category in the blue box (ie. Area A - English Language Communication and Critical Thinking) is dependent on the status of the requirement areas immediately below it (ie. A1, A2 and A3.)


Please visit for additional details about the DPR.