Academic Probation (Policy AA-20)

Students must maintain satisfactory academic status as defined by the Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) identified below. A student who fails to maintain a satisfactory academic status will be placed on Academic Probation. “Academic Probation” will appear on the student’s transcripts for the appropriate semester.

Undergraduate students must have a 2.0 CGPA to maintain satisfactory academic status. A student who fails to maintain a 2.0 CGPA after attempting 12 hours of credit at Clarkson College will be placed on Academic Probation for a period not to exceed one year. If the CGPA is not re-established to at least 2.0 by the end of that time, the student will be dismissed from the Academic Program.  

Graduate students must maintain a 3.0 CGPA for successful completion of the program of study. A graduate student with a CGPA of less than 3.0 after attempting six (6) hours of credit will be placed on Academic Probation for a period not to exceed one year.  If the CGPA is not re-established to at least 3.0 by the end of that time, the student will be dismissed from the Academic Program.

Procedure: 

  1. Student will receive a letter from the Registrar’s Office regarding the academic probation status.
  2. Programs will place probationary students on educational contracts to monitor progress. 
  3. Academic probation will be removed once the student has reached the threshold CGPA.