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Probation Policies

If you are placed on scholastic probation, your advisor can help you develop a plan to raise your GPA. Read the catalog for more information about scholastic probation/suspension.


Academic Standing

What is GPA and how is it calculated?

Academic standing is based upon Grade Point Average, GPA 1. A GOOD academic standing requires a GPA 1 of 2.0 or higher.

Academic Standing Overview

NOASCNo academic standing refers to students that have not had a grade submitted by a professor at the end of the semester or has entered into an incomplete contract.
GOODGood Standing is awarded to students with a GPA1 of a 2.0 or higher.
PROB 1Students who do not earn an overall GPA 1 of 2.0 or higher are placed on Probation One.
PROB 2

Students readmitted after Suspension will be placed on Probation Two. PROB 2 students must earn a semester GPA of at least 2.0. Students with a standing of PROB 2 who do not meet the semester requirement will be placed on Academic Dismissal. Students remain on PROB 2 until their cumulative GPA 1 is 2.0 or higher.

PROB 3

Students readmitted after Dismissal will be placed on Probation 3. PROB 3 students are required to take HDEV 100 and must earn a semester GPA of at least 2.0. Students with a standing of PROB 3 who do not meet the semester requirement will be placed on Indefinite Dismissal. Students remain on PROB 3 until their cumulative GPA 1 is 2.0 or higher.

SUSPStudents on Suspension are ineligible to enroll in credit courses the next semester.
DISMStudents on Academic Dismissal may not enroll in credit courses for 12 months.
IDISStudents on Indefinite Dismissal may not enroll for 12 months and are only eligible to enroll after that period upon the recommendation of an academic advisor.
Transfer Transfer students who are not in good academic standing at their previously attended institution will be placed on PROB 1.

 

Probation Restrictions

A student on academic probation may be limited to fewer course hours and is only eligible to enroll in courses offered by Eastfield College.

  • Probations students are not eligible for Wintermester and Maymester registration.
  • Students on probation MUST register in person by the probation registration deadline and are not eligible to register or drop courses online.
  • Students on Probation must meet with Financial Aid to determine eligibility status.

Probation Registration Deadlines

June 1Summer I 2018
July 6Summer II 2018
Aug. 18Fall 2018 (16-week term and 1st 8-week term)
Oct. 12Fall 2018 (2nd 8-week term)

Instructions for Meeting with an Advisor

Follow these instructions every semester until you reach GOOD academic standing (GPA 1 of 2.0 or higher)

  • Prior to seeing an advisor complete the student success online session
  • Register with an advisor prior to the probation registration deadline.
  • Complete a probation success contract.
  • Complete Academic Improvement Plan with the advisor