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Appealing Academic Suspension

Students who fail to meet satisfactory academic progress standards during their warning period by not earning a term GPA of at least a 2.5 and a term completion rate of 100% will be suspended for at least two major terms (fall and spring). All students placed on suspension must appeal to be reinstated.

Appealing due to catastrophic extenuating circumstances
Students who believe they failed to achieve satisfactory academic progress due to catastrophic extenuating circumstances may file an appeal prior to taking the required two major terms off. However, students must be able to provide documentation supporting their claim of catastrophic extenuating circumstances interfering with their ability to be successful in school.

Appealing for reinstatement after serving the required two terms
Students who have served their suspension period must appeal for reinstatement by writing a letter stating the changes that have occurred to allow them to be successful in school along with submitting the required suspension appeal paperwork.

The Suspension Appeal packet can be obtained in the Office of Enrollment Services or downloaded:
Appealing Academic Suspension

Readmission after an approved suspension appeal
Students who are approved to take classes must develop an academic plan with an Academic Success Coordinator. They must enroll for the classes approved on their academic reinstatement course plan, which includes CSCR 1406. Changes to the schedule must be approved by the Associate Dean of Student Development and Services. Students who do not register for, withdraw from, or do not successfully complete CSCR 1406 may be suspended indefinitely.

Students with approved petitions will be placed on academic probation. However, students who fail to meet satisfactory academic progress standards while on academic warning by not earning a term GPA of at least 2.5 and a term completion rate of 100% during the term the petition is granted will be suspended indefinitely.

Appeal Deadlines for Academic Suspension

Appeal deadline for Fall Semester 2014 is Friday, August 1, 2014.
All suspended students are required to sit out two major terms (Fall and Spring). Students suspended after Fall Semester 2013* must provide documentation of catastrophic extenuating circumstances in order to be considered for readmission Fall Semester 2014.

*Students suspended following Summer Term 2014 must provide documentation of catastrophic extenuating circumstances in order to be considered for readmission Fall Semester 2014. The appeal deadline for students suspended after Summer Term 2014 is Friday August 8, 2014.

All appeals received after these deadlines will be considered for Spring Semester 2015.