3210 Academic Forgiveness

Original Date: 2/28/2006 * Last Revision Effective: 5/21/2009
Policy Contact: Vice President of Student Services

Policy

Bellevue College allows enrolled students pursuing a degree or certificate to petition for academic forgiveness as a one-time irreversible option for which students petition at the time of graduation. Students select a quarter on their transcript at which point any quarter(s) preceding the selected quarter, course grades will be forgiven and excluded from their BC transcript cumulative GPA.

Course(s) which are forgiven cannot be used to meet pre-requisites, degree or certificate requirements. Students should be aware that other colleges and universities may include forgiven course(s) and/or grades in their eligibility for admission or graduation.

Definitions

Academic forgiveness

  • Designated courses will not count in the calculation of the student’s Bellevue College cumulative grade point average for the purposes of graduation; however, other colleges are universities may include forgiven course(s) and/or grades in their eligibility for admission or graduation.

Relevant Laws and Other Resources

Revision History

Original 02/28/2006
Revision 5/21/2009

Approved By

President’s Staff