The Student Progress procedures affect all students enrolled in certificate or degree programs and students taking prerequisite college courses numbered 100 and above.
Students who are enrolled in special enrollment programs such as High School Completion, Running Start, certain vocational programs (Aviation, Culinary, Apprenticeship), international students, veterans, and students receiving financial aid may have different and/or additional academic standard requirements and appeal processes to those listed below. Students in these programs should contact their program advisor for information regarding these requirements.
More information can be found in the Student Progress Policy frequently asked questions (FAQs).
Minimum Grade Point Average
First Warning - Low Scholarship
Students whose cumulative GPA drops below 2.0 for the first time are on "First Warning: Academic Alert".
Students are sent a letter that encourages them to schedule an appointment with a counselor or advisor and to contact the various campus support services and resources that may be of assistance. The letter also explains the consequences of not achieving satisfactory academic performance.
Second Warning - Academic Probation
Students whose cumulative GPA is below 2.0 for two consecutive quarters or who do not achieve a minimum 2.0 quarterly GPA the second quarter are placed on "Second Warning"
Students are sent a letter that requires them to schedule an appointment with a counselor or advisor and to contact the various campus support services and resources that may be of assistance. The letter explains the consequences of not achieving satisfactory academic performance.
A hold is placed on their registration requiring them to meet with a counselor prior to registration.
Third Warning - Suspension/Extension/Dismissal
Students whose cumulative GPA is below 2.0 for a third consecutive quarter or who did not receive at least a 2.0 the third quarter are suspended for one year.
Students are required to meet with a Dean prior to enrolling.
Students are notified of dismissal in a letter and have the option of requesting a meeting with the Academic Standards Committee to appeal the decision and petition for readmission.