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Academic Probation, Suspension and Dismissal Policies

Academic Probation

  1. Any student whose cumulative grade point average (GPA) falls below the minimum acceptable standards to remain in “good academic standing” after twelve (12) semester hours will be placed on academic probation.

  2. While on probation, students may continue to enroll in the College; however, they:
    1. Must meet with an academic counselor before registration.
    2. Must enroll in no more than fourteen (14) semester hours maximum during the fall and spring semester and no more than six (6) semester hours during the summer term.
    3. Must enroll in Strategies for Success (SFS 101).
    4. Can be required to take developmental reading courses or tutoring in specific areas, upon the recommendation of counseling and reading professionals.
    5. Must earn a 2.00 semester grade point average or a cumulative grade point average at or above the minimum acceptable standard for the number of semester hours attempted.

  3. A student is removed from probationary status and considered in "good academic standing" when the cumulative grade point average is at or above the minimum acceptable standard for the number of semester hours attempted.

Academic Suspension

  1. Any student on academic probation who attempts one or more college credit courses at the .040 course level or above and fails to achieve a 2.00 semester grade point average or a cumulative grade point average at or above the minimum acceptable standard will be academically suspended from the College.

  2. The suspension will be for the full term following the term of current enrollment. Re-admittance to the College will be automatic.

  3. No student may enroll in any college credit courses during the suspension period; however, with consent of a counselor, the student may enroll in courses below the .040 course level (developmental and general studies), RDG050, Reading and Study Skills I, and , Strategies for Success (SFS 101, 102 or 110).

  4. Students returning from academic suspension will be placed on academic probation status and will be required to successfully complete (obtain a passing grade in) SFS101, Strategies for Success. Students may also be required to complete developmental reading courses or tutoring in specific areas.

Academic Dismissal

  1. Any student, previously suspended, who re-enters the College and, while on probation, does not earn a minimum 2.00 semester grade point average or a cumulative grade point average at or above the minimum acceptable standard for the number of semester hours attempted will be dismissed for not less than one calendar year.

  2. After the one-year dismissal period, a student must petition the Academic Standards Committee for readmission. The petition for readmission must be submitted at least three (3) weeks prior to the beginning of the term the student wishes to enroll.

  3. Any student readmitted by the Academic Standards Committee will be notified in writing of the specific terms of readmission.

  4. Students returning from academic dismissal will be placed on academic probation status and will be required to successfully complete (obtain a passing grade in) SFS101, Strategies for Success. Students may also be required to complete developmental reading courses or tutoring in specific areas.

  5. Any student who re-enters the College after academic dismissal and does not meet the conditions required by the Academic Standards Committee may be permanently dismissed from the College.

 


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