Fairmont State University enforces Series 22 of the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission as follows:

If a student earns a grade of “D” or “F” (including failures due to regular and/or irregular withdrawal) on any course taken no later than the semester or summer term during which the student attempts the sixtieth semester hour, and if that student repeats this course prior to the receipt of a baccalaureate degree, the original grade shall be disregarded and the grade or grades earned when the course is repeated shall be used in determining his/her grade point average.  The original grade shall not be deleted from the student’s record.  Courses passed with a grade of “C” or better may not be legally repeated.

Students who repeat a previously passed class may have limitations on financial aid eligibility.  

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