Forgiveness

It is the policy of Landmark College to permit students receiving a grade of D+ or lower in a credit course to retake the course.

Upon successful completion of the course under the forgiveness policy, the lower grade is no longer factored into the student’s GPA, although the original grade (course title, code, and grade) remains on the student’s transcript. The grade received in the second attempt at a course will be recorded and factored into the student’s cumulative average, if on the second attempt the student receives a higher grade.

Students can retake a maximum of two courses in the pursuit of their degree.
A student who earns a grade of IP, W, or WP in a course and takes the course again is not considered to be using the forgiveness policy. However, if the student earns a D+ or lower in a course on the second attempt for which he or she had an IP for the first attempt, the student can take the course a third time to use the forgiveness policy. Again, the highest grade earned in the class is the grade which will appear on the final transcript.

A student cannot use the forgiveness policy by repeating a course at another college; the course must be repeated at Landmark as we do not transfer grades from other colleges.

Questions? Contact us for more information.

Bryana Worthy
Assistant Registrar
802.387.7121
bryanaworthy@landmark.edu

Karen Damian
Registrar
802.387.6711
kdamian@landmark.edu

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