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Academic Forgiveness


The West Virginia University system may provide academic forgiveness to some undergraduate students who were not successful in an attempt at higher education within the WVU system or who need forgiveness to qualify for admittance. 

Policies governing academic forgiveness:


  1. Complete and sign the top half of the Petition for Admission under Academic Forgiveness Policy.
  2. Petition is approved by the Dean of Academic Affairs or designee.
  3. Recommendation for admission under Academic Forgiveness is returned to the Office of Enrollment Services for appropriate processing.

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