THE RULES HAVE CHANGED FOR REPEATING COURSES.
YOU MAY ATTEMPT A COURSE ONLY THREE (3) TIMES.
(Up to 3 W’s or 3D’s or 3 F’s or any combination of W’s, D’s and F’s)
- IF A STUDENT DROPS BY THE “DROP WITHOUT A W” DATE IT IS NOT COUNTED AGAINST THE 3 ATTEMPTS TO PASS A CLASS.
- STUDENTS: IF YOU THINK IT LIKELY THAT YOU WLL NOT PASS A CLASS, DROP THE CLASS BEFORE THE “W” PENALTY DATES.
SEE THE IMPORTANT DATES SECTION IN THE SCHEDULE OF CLASSES.
Important Information Regarding Gainful Employment Disclosure Requirements:
To qualify for federal financial aid, the law requires that an educational program at a community college must lead to a degree (associate, bachelor’s, graduate, or professional) or prepare students for “gainful employment in a recognized occupation. Further, federal regulations [75 FR 66832] require community colleges that participate in the Federal student financial assistance programs to report certain information about students who are enrolled in Gainful Employment Programs. At Los Angeles Trade-Technical College Gainful Employment programs are programs that prepare students for obtaining a Certificate of Achievement.
In accordance with the Gainful Employment disclosure regulations, a website is provided by Los Angeles Trade-Technical College to provide students with important information on each Certificate of Achievement program (e.g., Gainful Employment program) at the college including, but not limited to: program costs, employment projections and profiles related to the occupation(s) the program trains students for, and program completers. Click here to access the Certificate of Achievement website. The information provided for each Certificate of Achievement program on this website fulfills the Gainful Employment federal reporting requirements.
Important Update Regarding P2P File Sharing
Higher Education Opportunity Act/Peer-to-Peer – (HEOA P2P) compliance implementation (Illegal File Sharing):
Unauthorized distribution of copyrighted material, including unauthorized peer-to-peer file sharing, may subject students to civil and criminal liability. Civil liability for copyright infringement may include payment of monetary damages to the copyright owner. Criminal penalties for copyright infringement may include fines up to $250,000 and imprisonment up to ten years. Students who violate the District’s computing facilities usage policy (LACCD Administrative Regulation B-28) may also be subject to college disciplinary action, including, but not limited to, suspension or expulsion.
Student Grade Change Petitions
The instructor of the course shall determine the grade to be awarded to each student. The determination of the student’s grade by the instructor is final in the absence of a mistake. Petition for grade change forms can be obtained and filed in the Office of Admissions and Records.
A grade change petition can be submitted if you feel an error has been made on your record. These petitions must be approved by the instructor of the course specified, and must be submitted within one year after the grade is assigned.
State Complaint Process
Final federal regulations published October 29, 2010, and effective July 1, 2011,included in the State Authorization section of the package a new requirement that eligible institutions have and disclose a state administered complaint process (HEA Title IV, CFR, Sections 600.9 and 668.4 (3) (b)). The intention behind the new requirement is that students and others have a method and process outside of the institution that takes, investigates and responds to complaints regarding the institution.
For more info. regarding the State Complaint Process, please go to
Only students who have been admitted to the college and are in approved active status may attend classes. Students who pre-registered in a class and miss the first meeting may lose their right to a place in the class. Students should attend every meeting of all classes for which they register. To avoid being dropped from class, students should contact the instructor when they are absent for emergency reasons.
Students are responsible for dropping a class that they stop attending. If the class is not dropped, the student may receive an “F” in that class and be responsible for enrollment fee. Any drops or exclusions that occur between the end of the 4th week and the end of the 12th week will result in a “W” on the student’s record which will be included in the determination of progress probation. Drops are not permitted beyond the end of the 12th week. An evaluative grade (“A”, “B”, “C”, “D”, “F”, “CR”, or “NC”) will be assigned to students who are enrolled past the end of the 12th week even if they stop attending class, except in cases of extreme extenuating circumstances.