Repeating Courses at the Graduate Level Policy

  • Academic
  • Academic Advisement
  • Registration and Records
  • Student - Graduate
Responsible Unit Center for Graduate Studies
Responsible Cabinet Member Provost and VP for Academic Affairs
Adoption Date 1986-1987, Senate resolution #14-a
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.

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Contact Information

Center for Graduate Studies

Office Location: Rakov 101

Phone: 585-395-2525

History (in descending order)

Item Date Explanation
Next Review Date 1992 Five-year review
Adoption Date 1986-1987 Policy Adopted


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