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Carson College of Business Business Course – Third Attempt

Petition for Approval

Business Course - Third Attempt

Wanting to take a business course for a third time?

If you took a business course twice and earned a C- or lower for both attempts, you may submit a petition to the Department Chair requesting approval to take this class a third time to improve your grade. (see WSU Regulation 34)


To be considered for a third attempt, you must submit this petition no later than 3 weeks prior to the start of the term you wish to retake this class (see deadlines below). Petitions submitted after this deadline may not be considered.

When are Decisions Made?

1 week prior to the start of the class. The Department Chair will notify you of their decision no later than one week prior to the start of the class (see dates below). If you are approved for a 3rd attempt, you will be enrolled into that class as space allows.

Deadlines for 3rd Attempt Petition by Semester

TermFirst Day of TermPetition DeadlineDept. Decision Made
Summer 20235/8/20234/17/235/1/23
Fall 20238/21/20237/31/238/14/23
Spring 20241/8/202412/18/231/2/24
Summer 20245/6/20244/15/244/29/24
Fall 20248/19/20247/29/20248/12/2024
Spring 20251/6/202512/16/202412/30/2024
Summer 20255/5/20254/14/20254/28/2025
Fall 20258/18/20257/28/20258/11/2025
Spring 20261/12/202612/22/20251/5/2026
Summer 20265/11/20264/20/20265/4/2026


Contact your Academic Advisor

Business Course - Third Attempt Petition

Purpose you are retaking this class:(Required)
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Please include your academic transcript from myWSU and any other supporting documents. Your advisor can instruct you on how to access your myWSU transcript if you need help.
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