|Reason to repeat:
||Will this petition be approved?
|1: Student received an A, B, C, P in a credit class and wants to improve grade.
||No, unless reasons #3, 4 or 5 apply. 55042 (b)
|2: Student received a D, F, NP or W after attempting a credit class a total of three times.
||No, unless reasons #3 or #6 applies. 55024 (a)(9), 55040, 58161
|3: Course is mandated for training requirements as a condition of continued paid or volunteer employment. 55041(b)
||Yes – student can repeat unlimited number of times. Must provide statement from employer or a signed affidavit that the course is necessary to meet legally mandated training as a condition of paid or volunteer employment. Regardless of whether or not a substandard grade was previously earned , the grades and unit credit shall be included each time for the purpose of calculating the GPA.
|4: Significant Lapse of Time (55043)
||Yes, for students with standard grades (A, B, C, P) and (3) three years have elapsed since the last satisfactory grade was posted at Taft College.
Previous grade and credit will be alleviated by the rule. Course repetition based on significant lapse of time may only occur once.
|5: Recency requirement is mandated for current coursework or degree.
||Yes, for students with standard grades (A, B, C, P) and 3 years have elapsed at Taft College. Student must provide documentation of recency requirement mandate. Previous grade and credit will be alleviated by the rule.
|6: Extenuating Circumstances (55045) accident, illness, or other life changing events beyond the control of the student.
||Yes, for students with substandard grades. Valid documentation is required to support circumstances that specifically relate to the date of the course. Previous grade and credit will be alleviated by the rule.
|7: Three (3) withdrawals have been processed for the same course.
||No, unless #6, extenuating circumstances, existed. Valid documentation is required to support the circumstance.
|8: Repeated a course taken at another college
||No, substandard grades earned at another institution will not be alleviated by repeating a course at Taft College. There are no exceptions.
|9: Special Course Repetition (56029) for Students with Disabilities
||Yes, there is no limit as long as the course has a “Special Class” designation for students with disabilities; and the class is required due to a disability related accommodation. Students must be receiving accommodations through DSPS. Previous grade and credit will be alleviated by the rule.