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College of Liberal Arts and Science 10-Year Forgiveness Policy


A CCNY undergraduate student who applies for re-entry to the college after an absence of at least 10 years is eligible to make use of the CCNY Forgiveness Policy. The student may apply to the CLAS Committee on Course and Standards for re-entry with forgiveness of prior grades, and if approved, will be granted re-entry and placed on probation until they have completed 12-24 consecutive credits with a cumulative G.P.A. of 2.0 or better. Once this condition is met, the Committee on Course and Standing will review their record and convert just enough of the old failing and D grades to W in order to raise the overall GPA and the GPA in their major to 2.0.  In removing grades preference will be given to grades no longer in use at the College, e.g. FAB and WF and administrative failing grades, e.g. WU and FIN.   The student must maintain a 2.0 in both their major and overall in order to be eligible for graduation. If the student fails to meet the conditions of probation, the student will be subject to final academic dismissal.  A student whose transcript has been treated in this manner will not be eligible for Latin Honors.