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repeated by a regulatory agency, or courses being repeated as part of a regulatory requirement for continuing education to
stay current in a field, such as teacher certification, will not be applied to this policy.
A student can only repeat a course in which he/she have earned a grade of “D” or “F.” A student may have only three (3)
attempts per course including the original grade, repeat grades, and withdrawals at any point in the semester. On the
third attempt, and thereafter, a student will be assessed 100% of the full cost of instruction (non-Florida resident rates)
of the course. A fourth attempt may be allowed only through an academic appeals process based on major extenuating
circumstances.
Audit enrollments shall not count as attempts, unless such enrollment is declared after the end of the drop/add period.
Developmental students, who are required to be certified as completing competency-based developmental instruction,
shall not be enrolled as audits.
Exceptions toWithdrawal and Forgiveness Rule
Exceptions to the withdrawal and forgiveness rule must be appealed through the Student Services Appeal Committee.
Grading
Grading
Letter grades, transcript symbols, and quality points to indicate the quality of work of each student are used as follows:
A Excellent
4 grade points per semester hour
B
Good
3 grade points per semester hour
C Average
2 grade points per semester hour
D Poor
1 grade points per semester hour
F
Failure
0 grade points per semester hour
FN Failure for non
attendance
0 grade points per semester hour
I
Incomplete
W*
Withdrew from
course
X Audit
N**
No grade
NR Not reported by
instructor
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