Rev. 10/2017
Academic renewal is a policy permitting students to request the exclusion of course work
from the grade point average calculation. Up to a maximum of 45 units of three
uninterrupted sequential quarters plus a summer session may be excluded. Only non-
passing grades will be excluded from the cumulative grade point average. Eligibility for
academic renewal requires that
you meet following criteria -
completion of 45 units with a GPA of 2.0 or,
completion of 30 units with a GPA of 2.5 or,
completion of 15 units with a GPA of 3.0
TWO academic years have elapsed since completion of the courses to be excluded
A student may petition one time only for academic renewal.
Academic renewal is irreversible; action taken by submitting this petition will not remove the
courses, units, grades or any other information from the official transcript. The student transcript shall
be annotated in such a manner that all work remains legible ensuring the true and complete academic
Submit the completed form to De Anza College admissions & records. The form may be emailed to Allow ten business days for processing.
Term Information
Enter the year and quarter you are requesting academic renewal. Only three quarters may be selected.
Year________ Quarter __________
Year________ Quarter __________
Year________ Quarter __________
Counselor Consultation
Counselor Name
Counselor Signature
Date form Reviewed
Email Notification sent by/date
Email Address:
Petition for Academic Renewal