Academic Policies and Forms

Academic Forgiveness Policies / Cross Registration / Incomplete Grade Application / In Progress Grade Application / Permission to Take a Graduate Course While an Undergrad Course / SUNY Reverse Transfer Program / Transfer Credit / Transfer Credit Appeal /  Waiver Forms

Academic Forgiveness Policies: Policies and Procedures

Academic Forgiveness Forms
Follow the instructions at the beginning of each form regarding completion and sharing of the document.

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Cross Registration: 

SUNY Cross Registration Resources
Fredonia’s procedures for executing the SUNY Wide Cross Registration Policy are as follows.

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Incomplete Grade Application:

This application must be be completed  and submitted by the instructor before final grades are due for a given semester.

Incomplete Grade Form

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In Progress Grade Application: (graduate students only)

This application is only for students who have not completed their graduate capstone experience in the allotted time.  It should be completed by the student and faculty before final grades are due for a given semester.

In Progress Grade form

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Permission to Take a Graduate Course While an Undergrad:

Undergraduates who have completed 90 credit hours and whose grade point average is 3.0 or better may be allowed to enroll in suitable graduate courses numbered 500-599. Students must request approval of the department offering the course and their major department chairperson. The form is available online here.

Students may use such graduate courses either to meet undergraduate degree requirements or to meet degree requirements in a Fredonia graduate program they enter at a later time. Except for specific courses prescribed in an approved multi-award program, no course may be used for both purposes by the same person. In no case will an undergraduate be allowed to enroll in a course numbered 600 or above.

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SUNY Reverse Transfer Program:

The Reverse Transfer program is for students who have previously attended a SUNY community college, and transferred before earning an Associate degree. If you have met the degree requirements for that Associate degree now, through a combination of credit from the community college(s) you previously attended and Fredonia, then you could be eligible to earn your Associate degree.

To receive your Associate degree, your prior community college would need to review your credits earned from there as well as the credits earned from Fredonia and any other previous institutions. Once an initial degree evaluation has been completed, the community college would then inform you of what additional steps are needed in order to be awarded the Associate degree.

If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity to receive your Associate degree, please submit a reverse transfer request at: If you have any questions or concerns, please contact  Once you have submitted your request, you will be able to track the progress of your request by logging into You will be notified by the community college once your request has been reviewed and a decision has been made.

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Transfer Credit For Currently or Previously Enrolled Students:

All currently enrolled students must complete a transfer credit approval form prior to taking courses at another institution.  Use the Transfer Credit Equivalency webpage to determine the course equivalency.  If the course is NOT listed on the page, attach a copy of the course description to the form for review. 

Obtain the signature of your department chairperson and General Education Coordinator if applicable, and return the completed form to the Registrar's Office.

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Transfer Credit Appeal:

This process is for students who transferred in credit from a SUNY institution and do not agree with Fredonia’s decision regarding acceptance or placement of credit.

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Waiver/Substitution Forms:

All degree level requirement waiver/substitution forms can be found here.

The Major/Minor waiver/substitution form can be found here.

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