--On March 3, 2010, the University of Georgia was approved for an exemption of the Regents' Test by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. The exemption became effective immediately, and the Regents' Test is no longer a graduation requirement for currently enrolled students.
Frequently Asked Questions about the Regents’ Test at the University of Georgia:
When did UGA become exempt from the Regents’ Test requirement?
On March 3, 2010, the University of Georgia was approved for an exemption of the Regents' Test by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia.
Who is eligible for this exemption?
All currently enrolled UGA students at all locations and those with registration eligibility are exempt from taking the Regents’ Test or any Regents’ Test Skills courses.
When will new students become exempt from the Regents’ Test?
Students’ exemptions will appear on UGA records after official matriculation.
Will other institutions honor UGA’s exemption?
Current University System of Georgia (USG) policy is that a USG requirement that is satisfied at one USG institution is considered satisfied at all other USG institutions. Transcripts for currently enrolled UGA students and for new students enrolled in the future will indicate that the Regents’ Test requirement has been satisfied.
Does the exemption apply to transient, non-degree seeking, and IDL students?
There is no Regents’ Test requirement for transient, non-degree seeking, and IDL students. If such students switch to degree-seeking, then the requirement will be shown as satisfied.
What grade do students receive for their Spring 2010 Regents’ Test Skills courses?
All students enrolled in RGTR 0198 or RGTE 0199 during the Spring 2010 term will receive S grades.
Can the Regents’ Test Skills courses taken in previous terms be removed from transcripts?
No Skills courses will be removed from transcripts due to this exemption.
Will any Regents’ Test Skills courses be available in the future?
No, there will be no future Regents’ Test Skills courses given at the University of Georgia.
If students have questions about the Regents’ Test, whom should they contact?
Students may call (706) 542-4336 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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