Polices and Procedures

Early Intervention

During the fifth week of the semester, instructors report preliminary grades for enrolled students with less than 30 completed hours. This process is called Early Intervention and allows the Success Coaches to outreach to students with multiple absences or grades of Ds or Fs in any of their classes. Success Coaches set up meetings with students to discuss preliminary grades as well as a plan for success for the remainder of the semester. Students are encouraged to talk with their professors along with attend various tutoring centers on-campus.

Academic Probation

To be eligible for continued enrollment in good standing in the University, a student must maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.00. Should any student fail to maintain a 2.00 GPA, the student will be permitted to enroll for further work only on academic probation. University College students enrolled on academic probation are given the following requirements in order to ensure the successful completion of the semester on academic probation as well as increase the students GPA:

  • No more than fourteen (14) semester hours in a 16-week semester and no more than two courses during any term of a summer session or no more than fours courses for a full summer session.
  • Retaking and successfully completing any courses in which you have previously earned a grade of a D (if required by major) or F is required in the current semester if the course is offered.

Academic Suspension

Should any probationary student fail to maintain a 2.00 semester grade average in the academic courses attempted in any semester of probation, the student will be required to leave the University on academic suspension for at least one calendar year. In cases where there are extenuating circumstances, a student who has failed to maintain the required 2.00 semester grade point average in academic courses to qualify for continuance of probation may be permitted, with the approval of the dean of the appropriate college, to enroll for one additional semester of extended probation. 

Should the student fail again, however, to maintain an adequate 2.00 semester grade point average in academic courses attempted during that semester, the student will be required to leave the University on academic suspension for one calendar year as specified above. Again in cases where there are extenuating circumstances, a student may be permitted to return for a second extended probationary semester, with the approval of the Academic Affairs Undergraduate Student Suspension Appeal Committee. After the period of academic suspension, the student will be permitted to enroll again on academic probation.  Students wishing to return following completion of the suspension period must reapply to the University.