Aug 25, 2019  
Catalog/Handbook 2013-14 
    
Catalog/Handbook 2013-14 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Definitions of Academic Status


Standards of Academic Progress and Satisfactory Academic Progress Standards are imposed after the student has attempted 12 college credit hours.

 GOOD ACADEMIC STANDING
 A student is in Good Academic Standing when all of the following conditions are met in the last term:

Standards of Academic Progress Good Academic Standing
1. The overall cumulative GPA at the end of the student's last term was 2.00 or higher. 
2. The student's cumulative hours earned are at less than 50% of the cumulative hours attempted.
3. The student does not fall into the academic status of warning, probation, suspension or dismissal.

Satisfactory Academic Progress Standards Good Academic Standing
1. The student meets Good Academic Standing criteria as defined for the published Standards of Academic Progress. 
2. The student’s cumulative hours earned are at least 66 2/3% of the cumulative hours attempted.

NOTE: If the student’s term includes at least one college developmental course, the term's GPA and the overall cumulative GPA must be 2.00 or greater for Financial Aid Good Standing. 

ACADEMIC WARNING
A student is placed on Academic Warning under any of the following conditions:

Standards of Academic Progress Academic Warning
1. The student’s overall cumulative hours attempted are greater than 0, and the student’s overall cumulative
    GPA is less than 2.00.
2. The student’s term hours earned are less than 50% of the term hours attempted.

Satisfactory Academic Progress Standards Academic Warning
1. The student falls into Academic Warning as defined by the published Standards of Academic Progress, or
     the student’s term includes at least one college developmental course and the term GPA is less than 2.00.
2. The student’s cumulative hours earned are less than 66 2/3% of the cumulative hours attempted.

A student remains on warning status until he/she returns to Good Academic Standing or falls to Academic Probation. Students who fall to probation are not eligible for federal Title IV financial aid. Students may appeal this policy. Students must seek alternate forms of assistance to pay for college if the appeal is not approved.

ACADEMIC PROBATION
A student is placed on Academic Probation under any of the following conditions:

Standards of Academic Progress Academic
1. The student is on Academic Warning and fails to earn a term GPA of 2.00 or greater.
2. The student is on Academic Warning, and has not maintained 66 2/3% earned to attempted hours in the term.

Satisfactory Academic Progress Standards Academic Probation
1. The student falls into Academic Probation as defined by the published Standards of Academic Progress, or
     the student’s term includes at least one college developmental course and the term GPA is less than 2.00.
2. The student’s cumulative hours earned are less than 66 2/3% of the cumulative hours attempted.

A student may register for courses on Academic Probation only after academic advising and with specific course approval. Students remain on probation until they meet the requirements of Good Academic Standing. At that time, the student may be eligible for financial aid again.

ACADEMIC SUSPENSION
A student is placed on Academic Suspension under any of the following conditions that apply to the Standards of Academic Progress.

1. The student is on Academic Probation and fails to earn a term GPA of 2.00 or greater.

2. The student is on Academic Probation and has not maintained a ratio of 66 2/3% earned credit to attempted credit hours in the
     term.

3. A suspended student may not enroll at the College for one term following suspension: fall, spring, or
    summer.

PROBATION AFTER SUSPENSION
A student is placed on Probation After Suspension under any of the following conditions that apply to the Standards of Academic Progress:

1. The student is on Academic Suspension and has not attended for one term. A student is permitted to
    register for courses on Probation After Suspension only after academic advising and with specific course
    approval. This status is approved by the Dean of Student Services.

2. The student must maintain the requirements for probation status or he/she is placed on Academic Dismissal 
    for one academic year from the end of the term in which he/she was dismissed.

ACADEMIC DISMISSAL
The student is on Probation After Suspension under any of the following conditions that apply to the Standards of Academic Progress:

1.  The student fails to maintain the requirements for probation status.

2.  A student on Academic Dismissal may not enroll at the College for one academic year following the end of
    the term in which he/she was dismissed. A student must petition for readmission. To be considered, the
    petition must be submitted to the Dean of Student Services at least thirty (30) working days before the
    beginning of the term for which the student is seeking readmission. The student is notified of the 
   decision in writing.

PROBATION AFTER DISMISSAL
The student is on Probation After Dismissal under any of the following conditions that apply to the Standards of Academic Progress: 

1.  The student is on Academic Dismissal, has not attended for one academic year, and has received approval 
     of his/her petition for readmission.

A student on Probation After Dismissal is permitted to register for courses only after academic advising and with specific course approval. The student must maintain the requirements for probation status. A student who fails to meet these requirements is again placed on Academic Dismissal and is considered for readmission only after a minimum of one year from the end of the term in which he/she was dismissed.