Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015

Academic Probation

Academic probation recognizes that a student is in serious danger of being dismissed from the University and notifies the student that a plan must be developed and implemented to improve the quality of his/her academic work. A student will be placed on probation at the end of any semester in which the institutional average remains below the stated minimums and academic warning has been issued during the previous semester. Students who achieve the required grade average for good standing will have their probation status removed. A student who fails to return to good standing by the end of the probation semester will be dismissed. Academic probation is noted on the student’s official transcript.

Students on probation will be placed on restricted enrollment which means that the student will only be able to enroll in courses which he/she previously earned a D or F. The student will also be expected to develop a plan for obtaining academic good standing. This plan will be developed with the assistance of the student’s advisor. The plan will include retaking courses, use of campus resources, monitored grades at mid term, and regular contact with the advisor.

A student will remain on academic probation for more than one semester if:

  1. the student is enrolled in eight or fewer hours for the term in which he or she is on academic probation, and
  2. the student earns a grade of C or higher in all classes in which he or she enrolled, and
  3. the student's institutional GPA remains under the required level for good standing. In this case, the student will remain on academic probation (with restricted enrollment) and not proceed to academic dismissal.