Students who attended BC in the past and earned substandard grades may petition to have up to 20 units of substandard academic grades (D, F, NP, and NC), which are not reflective of a studentís present demonstrated ability, disregarded in the computation of the Grade Point Average if all of the following conditions exist:
If approved, the substandard work will be disregarded in the computation of the Grade Point Average and an annotation made on the permanent record. The permanent academic record shall remain a true and complete academic history and the course work disregarded under this policy will remain on the permanent record.
Academic renewal may not be used to raise the GPA in order to qualify for graduation with honors. Academic renewal may not be applied to courses that have been used to meet graduation, certificate, and certification requirements.
The Academic Renewal petition is available in person at the Office of Admissions and Records, the Counseling Office on the main campus, and the Delano Center. The petition for Academic Renewal can be downloaded here and faxed to 661-395-4500.
Please allow two weeks for review. for results, students should view their unofficial transcripts.