Registrar's Office

Repeat Policy FAQs - Beginning Fall 2017

No. All final grades will appear on official and unofficial transcripts.

Some courses are approved to be repeated for credit. Such approval is included with the course description in the Repeating a Course in the University Catalog.

A student’s cumulative grade point average (GPA) will only reflect the most recent course taken, unless taken 2+ times prior to fall 2017.

See Repeat Course Examples.

Contact the Registrar's Office for specific questions on how the repeat policy may impact you.

Certain academic departments calculate all grades earned in courses taken when calculating the grade point average required for acceptance into a major. Contact the academic department to determine the criteria for acceptance into the major.


Students wishing to repeat a class in which they already received a P, S, or C- or better grade may not register for the class until Phase III of registration. Students, in this circumstance, who register for a repeated course prior to Phase III may be required to drop the course by the academic department or the Registrar’s Office.

Please note: A course cannot be repeated to change the student’s grade point average after a baccalaureate degree has been awarded.

Students may only repeat a previously passed course once.

A course cannot be repeated to change the student’s grade point average after a baccalaureate degree has been awarded.

The description of the course published in the University Catalog states if the course is repeatable for credit.

The repeat policy applies to transfer courses. The same registration rules regarding repeated courses apply to transfer courses.

Please note: Transfer course grades are not included in your WWU cumulative GPA.

Course repeats have the potential to reduce your financial aid eligibility. Contact the Financial Aid Office for details.

The registration system will block you from registering for a class you are currently registered in. Contact the Registrar's Office for necessary overrides involving courses that may not be passed.

 

EXAMPLE :  Undergraduate student repeating a course.

Attempt

Term

Grade

Cum GPA

Credits

First Attempt Math 112

Spring 2017

D

Yes

Yes

Second Attempt Math 112

Spring 2017

D

No

No

Fall 2017

A

Yes

Yes

 

More Repeat Course Examples