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Academic Standing Guidelines

History

Following is a graphic illustration of guidelines approved by the University Academic Standards Committee on February 22, 1996.  University Senate approved the minimum GPA for student classifications on February 13, 1995, to go into effect for all students as of the fall 1996 semester.

Minimum GPA for "Good Academic Standing" for Student Classification

Minimum GPA

Classification

Completed Credits

1.75

Freshman

0-26

1.90

Sophomore

27-59

2.00

Junior

60-89

2.00

Senior

90+

Academic Standing Chart

Previous Standing

End of Current Term

First Term Student
GPA < min.

Sem. GPA < min.
Cum. GPA ≥ min.

Sem. GPA < min.
Cum. GPA < min.

Sem. GPA > min.
Cum. GPA < min.

(GOOD) Good or
No Prior Standing

¹Warning

¹Warning

²Probation

²Probation

(WARN) Warning

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¹Warning

²Probation

²Probation

(ACPR) Probation or
(ADPR) Admitted on Probation

²Continued
Probation

¹Warning

³Suspension

²Continued
Probation

(CNPR) Continued Probation

--

¹Warning

³Suspension

²Continued
Probation 2

(CNP2) Continued Probation 2

--

¹Warning

³Suspension

³Suspension

(SPCT) Suspension Appeal

--

¹Warning

³Suspension

³Suspension

(ACSP) Reinstate on probation following Suspension

--

--

³Suspension

²Continued
Probation

¹ Warning: Does not appear on the academic record

² Probation/Continued Probation: Continuance may be issued to a maximum of 3 consecutive terms. (1 probation + 2 continued probations = 3).  Probation/Continued Probation does not appear on the academic record.  (Continuance of continued probation: 1 semester earned prob + 1 semester earned continued probation + 1 semester continued probation + final attempt)

³ Suspension Appeal: If suspended, a student may appeal.  Suspension appeals are noted on the official academic record after the specific term as a continuance approved by Academic Standards with the date of approval.

NOTE: An automatic Adviser Hold is to be put on the records of all students who are placed on probation, continued probation, or suspension.  (A Registrar’s Hold is applied to students appealing.)  A student is required to complete the appealed term with a term and cum GPA at or above the minimum required for the student’s classification.


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