Repeating Courses at the Graduate Level

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Category Name: Student
Responsible Unit: Center for Graduate Studies
Responsible Cabinet Member: Provost and VP for Academic Affairs
Adoption Date: Senate resolution # 14-a, 1986-1987
Last Revision Date:
Last Review Date:

Policy Statement

An explanation of which courses may be repeated at the graduate level and how the repeated course grades are reflected in the GPA and on the transcript.




There are no definitions for this policy at this time.

Policy Procedures

Unless otherwise prohibited by departmental policy, students are permitted to repeat courses in which they have earned a grade below "B." Only the new grade earned during the most recent repeat of a course, whether it is higher, lower or the same, will be used in computing a student's cumulative grade point average. All attempted courses and grades remain on the transcript.

Links to Related Procedures and Information

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Contact Information

Center for Graduate Studies

Office Location: Morgan 2105

Phone: 585-395-2525

Fax: 585-395-2515


History (in descending order)

Item Date Explanation
Next Review Date 1990  Three-year review
Adoption Date 1986-1987 Policy Adopted


Last Updated 10/14/22