Course Retake Policies

2nd Attempt to Register Policy for CHEM 210, 211, 310, 311

The Chemistry and Physics Department has instituted a policy for students wanting to take a CHEM 210, 211, 310, or 311 for the second or more times. The student must complete the Second Attempt to Register Request form, email the instructor to set up a time to get his/her signature on the form, and then email the department chair (lramakrishnan@stcloudstate.edu) to set up a time to get her signature. Once the chair signs the form, the form goes to the office manager who will enter the override code into the registration. The override code will not be entered into the system until the priority registration dates have passed. At that point the student may register for the course, assuming there are still seats available.

The student will be required to meet with the department chair or instructor three times during the semester in which the course is taken.

If you have further questions you may call us at 320-308-3031 or chemistry@stcloudstate.edu

3rd Attempt to Register Policy for All Courses

The Chemistry and Physics Department has instituted a policy for students wanting to take a chemistry class for the third or more times. The student must complete the Third Attempt to Register Request form, email the instructor to set up a time to get his/her signature on the form, and then email the department chair (lramakrishnan@stcloudstate.edu) to set up a time to get her signature. Once the chair signs the form, the form goes to the office manager who will enter the override code into the registration. The override code will not be entered into the system until the priority registration dates have passed. At that point the student may register for the course, assuming there are still seats available.

The student will be required to meet with the department chair or instructor three times during the semester in which the course is taken.

If you have further questions you may call us at 320-308-3031 or chemistry@stcloudstate.edu

Lab Grade Transfer Policy

Students repeating any 100- or 200-level chemistry course can transfer their lab grade from the immediately preceding semester and the lab grade the student has secured in the preceding semester must be  >90%.

The student requesting the transfer of lab grades must contact his/her previous instructor and request that the lab grades (the numeric grade) and their assessment of the student’s performance be sent directly to the new instructor.

The instructor has the prerogative to decide whether or not to count the old lab grade in the new grade for the course.

For any other chemistry course, it is up to the discretion of the instructor whether or not to allow the transfer of any previous lab grade.

 

 

 

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