Level 4 – Academic Dismissal
- The college places students on academic dismissal at the end of the fourth quarter in which their cumulative and quarterly GPA falls below 2.0.
Students returning to Bellevue College after a break in taking credit classes or those who have completed all of the coursework and requirements for a degree or certificate may petition for academic renewal. Academic renewal replaces all original grades students earned in select quarters with a grade of “X,” which is not included in the calculation of their Bellevue College grade point average (GPA). The college allows this as a one-time irreversible option for students who meet the following criteria:
- The student took a minimum one-year (four consecutive quarters) break in taking classes and earns at least a “B-“ quarterly and cumulative GPA in three (3) consecutive quarters starting immediately upon the student’s return to the college; or
- The student has completed all coursework and requirements necessary for degree or certificate completions, and has applied for graduation.
Last Updated September 1, 2021