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Probation, Dismissal, and Maximum Hours
- A first-year student whose overall grade point average at the end of the first regular semester is less than 1.5 is automatically dismissed.
- A first-year student whose overall grade point average at the end of the first semester is less than 2.0 is on probation and may not schedule more than 12 hours for full-time students or 8 hours for part-time students.
- A first-year student whose overall grade point average at the end of the first two regular semesters is less than 2.0 is automatically dismissed.
- First-year students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better at the end of the first year in order to attend summer school.
Second- and Third-Year Students
- A second or third year student whose overall grade point average after the third regular semester is less than 2.0 is on probation. If the student was on probation in the regular semester immediately preceding, the student is automatically dismissed.
- A second or third year student on probation may not schedule more than 14 hours.
- A second or third year student who receives a grade of "F" in six semester hours of work in any one regular semester is on probation if the student's overall grade point average is 2.5; if it is less than 2.5, the student is automatically dismissed.
Updated: May 17, 2013
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