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    Credit/No Credit Update

    par David McCaslin,

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    Last spring, Whittier College amended its grading policy for credit/no credit options due to COVID 19.  Even though the health crisis is still with us as we return for the Fall 2020, the situation is no longer considered an outright emergency, and it is important for the College to return to its normal policies that have been carefully implemented over decades and which include many provisions for individual students who might experience a crisis. This decision is the result of careful consideration of student and faculty feedback from last semester, student grade outcomes from Spring 2020. The deadline for credit/no credit for Fall Module 1 is Friday, October 9, 2020.  Please use the Credit/No Credit Form  to request this option. 

     Grading Policy 

    Most courses at Whittier College are graded from A to F with the awarding of (+) or (-) grades at the discretion of the instructor; however, by the fourth week of the semester, and at the discretion of the instructor, the student may be given the choice of Credit/No Credit (CR/NC). CR- and NC-grades are not used in the calculation of grade point averages, however the student will receive the credit hours if they pass the course with at least a C- minimum. Freshman Writing Seminars may not be taken for CR/NC.


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    CAAS Online Tutoring Schedule – Fall 2020 Module 1

    par David McCaslin,

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    The tutoring schedule can be accessed here. Please use this link to ensure you always access the most updated schedule.

    Tutoring Schedule Module 1

    par David McCaslin,

    CENTER FOR ADVISING & ACADEMIC SUCCESS (CAAS) Tutoring Available for Module 1

    CAAS offers online tutoring support to all Whittier College students at no cost. All subjects, except writing, are in a group setting and do not require an appointment. If you would like to meet with a writing tutor, we encourage you to schedule a 30-minute appointment by emailing or to guarantee you receive the support you need. If you need tutoring support for a subject and/or course not listed on the schedule, please email Thank you!

    Find the full schedule here.

    Important information from the Office of the Registrar

    par David McCaslin,

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    Welcome New and Returning Students!

    Here are a few important reminders as you start your Fall 2020 semester!
    • The last day to add a class for Fall Module 1 is September 11th at 5:00pm.
    • The last day to drop a class without receiving a "W" for Fall Module 1 is Wednesday, September 16th.  
    • Please use the online Add/Drop form to add or drop classes.
    • All other Registrar's Forms can be access from our website and can be processed online.
    • Please note that you need to maintain 12 credits combined in the Fall module 1 and 2 sessions as well as in any full-term courses you are taking to be considered a full-time student.
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