UMMC Policy and Procedure Manual E-GRAD-GEN-GEN-PO-00039
Subject: SGSHS Grade Forgiveness Policy
Revised Date: 5/8/2020 Effective Date: 10/30/2019
Prepared By:
Brianna Williams
Approved By:
Sydney R. Murphy

Reviewed By:
Shanna Moulds

School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences

DOCUMENT TYPE: policy

REVIEW PERIOD: 3 years

TITLE: Grade Forgiveness Policy

PURPOSE: To set forth guidelines regarding repeat coursework for perspective and enrolled students of the School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences.

POLICY: Enrolled students who earn a grade of C or less in a course in the School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences may retake the course once, and the grade earned in the repeated course will be used in calculating the student’s overall University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) grade point average (GPA).  Although the original grade will not be calculated into the student’s overall GPA, it will remain on the UMMC transcript.   

SCOPE: All SGSHS students.