Academic Probation, Suspension and Reinstatement for Undergraduates (A-3)
Original Implementation: January 30, 1981
Last Revision: April 19, 2011
A student must maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 to remain in good academic standing.
A student is placed on academic probation after the first regular semester in which the cumulative GPA falls below 2.0. Students on academic probation whose semester GPA is 2.0 or higher will be allowed to continue on academic probation until the cumulative GPA is 2.0 or higher. Academic probation will continue until the student achieves good standing or is placed on academic suspension.
A student on academic probation shall be placed on academic suspension if the student's semester GPA falls below 2.0.
A student on academic suspension may be allowed to continue in the university through any of the following procedures:
- Meet conditions established by the student’s dean; or
- After the first academic suspension, be reinstated on academic probation automatically after one regular semester’s absence from the university. Following a second or subsequent academic suspension, be reinstated on academic probation automatically after an absence from the university of two regular semesters. Summer terms are exempt from periods of academic suspension; or,
- After the first academic suspension, attend summer school at Stephen F. Austin State University and either raise the cumulative GPA to 2.0 or above or obtain a GPA of 2.0 or above for at least nine (9) semester credit hours in courses specified by the student’s dean.
Change of Major
Students on academic probation or students who have been on academic suspension may change majors with approval from their current and receiving deans.
Cross Reference: General Bulletin, Faculty Handbook, Student Handbook and Activities Calendar
Responsible for Implementation: Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Contact for Revision: Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Board Committee Assignment: Academic and Student Affairs