Mr. David James Ellingson
Professor of Mathematics
Welcome to Napa Valley College, Spring 2013
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- From the Office of Admissions and Records...
FOR STUDENTS WHO NEED TO REPEAT A CLASS
New Enrollment Limitation on Course Repetition
Enrollment Limitations For Courses Not Designated As
Beginning Summer 2012, a student may attempt a course
designated as non-repeatable for a maximum of three times. Furthermore, all
prior course attempts in a student’s academic record count toward the
limit. A “course attempt” occurs when a student receives an evaluative or
non-evaluative grade or symbol such as an A, B, C, D, F, W, P, NP, C, NC, or
I. As a result of this new enrollment limitation, students’ decisions to
repeat or withdraw from courses may have serious implications and affect their
An additional enrollment may be considered for
approval under the following circumstances:
A student may enroll one additional time if he/she successfully completed the
course and a significant lapse of time of at least two years or had occurred
and the enrollment is for the purpose of establishing content recency only and
is not for the purpose of improving an established grade. If approved, the
units and grade of the most recent attempt are not part of the student’s grade
point average or cumulative units.
circumstances: A student may enroll for one additional attempt only if
documentable extenuating circumstances exist that match the dates of the
course. Examples of extenuating circumstances are fire, flood, accident, or
other extraordinary documentable conditions beyond the student’s control.
Repetition For The Purpose Of Grade Improvement For A
Course Not Designated As Repeatable
A student who has received a grade of D, F, N/P, or
N/C in a non-repeatable course taken at Napa Valley College may attempt the
course up to two additional times for the purpose of grade alleviation and
improvement. The enrollment limitation of not more than three attempts as noted
above is applicable.
Courses Designated As Repeatable
The district has adopted a policy which permits a
student to repeat certain courses and subjects. In these cases, a student may
attempt the course/subject the maximum number of times or for the maximum
number of units, as noted in the course description found in the College
Catalog. For courses designated as repeatable, the number of approved attempts
also represents the enrollment limitation for the course.
the Office of
Do away with late registration and only have late adds
instructors control of who is in their class beginning the first day of
class through the second week. It will also help students be
successful by not allowing them to add the class a week late without
attending the class. This should improve success for all our students
and prevent less disruption the first two weeks of classes.
will also help the registration process for student services staff.
register on Web Advisor, including the waitlist, up until midnight before the first day of classes.
registration starting the first day of classes.
who want to add a class must show up to the class and get an add card.
will first give adds to students from the waitlist in numerical order,
then others if room allows.
have until the end of the second week to bring in their add cards in
person to Admissions and records.
clearly stated in the “steps to enroll as a new student” on
the website, schedule of classes, and on ‘Steps’ posters
students for non-payment of student fees
Students will pay all fees at time of registration
A large amount of uncollected fees are being incurred and there are
many personnel hours dedicated to collecting these fees.
Waitlists will be fluid before the first day of classes meaning
students will be notified if there is an available spot in class and
will then be able to register in the class.
need to be automated before the first day of classes so students are
able to move off the waitlist and classes can fill prior to the first
day of classes with students from the waitlist.
try to register for a class and the class is full
register on a waitlist
opens up in the class an e-mail will be sent to the student notifying
them that a space has opened up and they can now register for the class
will have 3 days to register in the class or they will be dropped off
of the waitlist.
first day of classes students will need add cards from the instructor
to get into classes if they are on a waitlist.
no web advisor registration after midnight before the first day of
classes, including no adding to the waitlist on web advisor.
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