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Grade Forgiveness

Undergraduate students are permitted to repeat up to 16 quarter units for grade forgiveness in courses that they earned grades lower than a C, which is limited to a grade of C-, D+, D, D-, F or WU.

Courses for which the original grade was a result of academic dishonesty are not eligible for grade forgiveness.

Any course within the above parameters is eligible for grade forgiveness one time only.

Each quarter, advisors are encouraged to proactively contact and advise students who have received a failing grade in any course


Academic Senate Resolution: AS-702-10 "Resolution on Grade Forgiveness" (PDF).  Adopted 9 February 2010.

CSU Executive Order: EO 1037 "CSU Grading, Repetition of Courses, Academic Renewal, and Appeals Policy" (website).  Revised 21 July 2021.

Last updated:  8/1/23

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