AB 104 permits parents of students who were in high school in 2020-21 (or the student, if they have turned 18) to request letter grades for last year be changed to Pass/No Pass on transcripts. The new law requires CSU, and encourages UC and private postsecondary institutions, to accept those grade designations without prejudice.

    How to Request a Grade Change 

    If you would like to request a grade change:

    1. The student must print, fill out, sign, and date the Grade Change Application Form
    2. Return the Grade Change Application Form to The Fowler Unified School District Office at 658 Adams Avenue, Fowler 93625.
    3. The Grade Change Application Form must be submitted no latter than August 13, 2021. No applications will be accepted after August 13, 2021.
    4. Fowler Unified School District will update the transcript and will notify the student and parent within 15 calendar days. 


    Some postsecondary educational institutions may not accept P or NP instead of a letter grade for admission.

    For the 2020–21 through 2023–24 school year, the following postsecondary institutions that will accept, for admission purposes, a transcript with a Pass or No Pass grade instead of a letter grade for an applicant pursuant to Education Code Section 49066.5(b).

    Official Postsecondary Institution Name

    California State University Schools:

    • California State University, Bakersfield
    • California State University Channel Islands
    • California State University, Chico
    • California State University, Dominguez Hills
    • California State University, East Bay
    • California State University, Fresno
    • California State University, Fullerton
    • Humboldt State University
    • California State University, Long Beach
    • California State University, Los Angeles
    • California State University Maritime Academy
    • California State University, Monterey Bay
    • California State University, Northridge
    • California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
    • California State University, Sacramento
    • California State University, San Bernardino
    • San Diego State University
    • San Francisco State University
    • San José State University
    • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
    • California State University San Marcos
    • Sonoma State University
    • California State University, Stanislaus

    University of California (UC) Schools:

    • UC Berkeley
    • UC Davis
    • UC Irvine
    • UC Los Angeles
    • UC Merced
    • UC Riverside
    • UC San Diego
    • UC San Francisco
    • UC Santa Barbara
    • UC Santa Cruz

    Private Universities:

    • Saint Mary's College of California
    • Holy Names University
    • Pitzer College
    • University of La Verne
    • Westmont College
    • Santa Clara University
    • University of Saint Katherine
    • University of Southern California
    • Art Center College of Design
    • California Baptist University
    • University of San Francisco
    • La Sierra University
    • Mount Saint Mary's University