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employer. For more information; please call Tatiana Osmond, Affirmative Action Officer, at 454-1094.
RE – Form Academic Fresh Start
Revised: July 8, 2019; amd
Academic Fresh Start Agreement
Last Name: ___________________________________ First Name: __________________________________ M.I.: _____________
Mailing Address: _______________________________________ City: ______________________ State: _________ Zip: ________
Phone Number: ___________________________________ Mobile Phone Number: ________________________________________
Cell phone carrier: US Cellular Verizon AT & T Tracfone Other __________ Text Updates: Yes No
Student ID #: _____________________________ Email address: ______________________________________________________
Program of Study: ____________________________________________________________________________________________
NOTE: Students must apply for Academic Fresh Start (AFS) prior to and/or during the first semester of their return to WCCC after
an absence of at least 5 consecutive years.
I understand and accept that: (students initial each)
______ The Fresh Start option awards past credit for any course in which a grade of “C“ or higher or “P” has been earned. No
credit is awarded for grades below “C“ or “F” in a pass/fail course.
______ Current accumulative G.P.A. must be below 2.0.
______ All past courses remain on the transcript and are identified with an FS code next to each course. Grades in these courses
are no longer used in the GPA calculation. The GPA will be recalculated based on the approval of AFS.
______ A minimum of 25% of the program’s degree/certificate requirements must be taken and successfully completed through
coursework at WCCC after the Fresh Start is awarded.
______ The Fresh Start can only be awarded once and does not apply to any completed degree or certificate.
______ Upon being granted the Academic Fresh Start, students must demonstrate ability to make Satisfactory Academic Progress.
Failure to do so will result in enacting of the Satisfactory Academic Progress policy.
______ Students should meet with the Financial Aid Office to ascertain whether Academic Fresh Start will affect their Financial
______ Students that have already previously received Academic Amnesty will be eligible to apply for Academic Fresh Start;
however, once an Academic Fresh Start is granted, students will not be eligible for future Academic Amnesty requests.
This Academic Fresh Start will apply to credits earned during and prior to the semester/year of
Student Signature: _______________________________________________________________________Date:________________
Coordinator of Enrollment & Student Services: _________________________________________________Date:________________
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