Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Course Retake Policies

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

The department policy for students wanting to take CHEM 210, 211, 310, or 311 for the second time requires:

  • The student must complete the Second Attempt to Register Request form and submit it to the Chemistry office manager in Wick Science Building Room 358.
  • The override code will be entered once priority registration dates have passed. At that time the student may register, assuming there are seats available.

3rd Attempt to Register Policy for All Courses

The department policy for students wanting to take any chemistry class for the third or more times requires:

  • The student must complete the Waiver form for Course Repetition.

  • The student will send the complete waiver form to the College of Science & Engineering Student Relations Coordinator, Kelsey Stacken.

  • The Student Relations Coordinator will respond to the student with a cc to the instructor.

  • The instructor will respond to the student and will cc the Chemistry Office Manager, Bernie Frie.

  • The chemistry office manager will enter the override code once the priority registration dates have passed. At that time the student may register, assuming there are seats available.

More questions? Contact 320-308-3031 or chemistry@stcloudstate.edu

Lab Grade Transfer Policy

  • Students repeating any 100- or 200-level St. Cloud State chemistry course can ask to transfer a lab grade of 90 percent or better from the immediately preceding semester.

  • The student must contact the previous instructor and request that the grade and an assessment of the student’s performance be sent to the new instructor.

  • It is the discretion of the instructor whether a transferred lab grade will count in the new grade for the course.