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2018-2019 Student Handbook & University Policies 
2018-2019 Student Handbook & University Policies [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College of Chiropractic Academic Standing Policy AS.039

LU Policy Number: AS.039

Effective Date: 10/1/2018

Approval Date: 11/7/2017

Revised Date: 08/15/2019

Revision Approval Date:  08/30/19

Purpose: Modification of academic restriction designations to allow for the early intervention for students who begin struggling academically.

Additional Authority: N/A

Scope: Students, faculty, and staff of the College of Chiropractic, University Advisement

Approval Authority: President

Responsible Authority: Academics

Recipients: N/A

Publications: Policy Repository

Definitions: N/A

Policy Title

College of Chiropractic Academic Standing Policy

Policy Statement

Good Standing Requirements:

In order for students to maintain Good Standing, they must have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 and a completion rate of equal to or greater than 70%.

Academic Warning (AW):

Students who meet any of the following criteria will be placed on Academic Warning:

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.0-2.49
  • Less than a 70% completion rate
  • Have failed 2 or more courses in one quarter
  • Have failed the same course two times
  • Successfully completed less than 18 credit hours per quarter Academic Probation (AP):

Students will be placed on Academic Probation if their cumulative GPA falls below 2.0 and/or if they have failed the same course three times.

Academic Dismissal (AD):

A student will be dismissed from the program if he/she fails to meet conditions of the Academic Performance Contract (APC).


Academic Warning: Students placed on academic warning must complete the following requirements:

  • Register for the number of credit hours determined in accordance with the DCP Progression Policy AS. 040
  • Retake failed course(s) the next quarter
  • Must meet with assigned academic advisor
  • Recommended academic support

Academic Probation: Students who are placed on Academic Probation must follow the below requirements:

  • Placement on an Academic Performance Contract (APC)
  • Limited in the amount of credit hours they can register for determined by GPA range
    • > 1.95 = 23 - 25 credit hours
    • o 1.5 - 1.95 = 19 -  22 credit hours
    • < 1.5 = 16-18 credit hours
  • Retake failed course(s) the next quarter
  • Participate in Academic Support

Academic advisement with a Specialized Professional Advisor (SPA) or an AAT Coordinator (as applicable

Other Notes

Approved by Academic Affairs on 11/7/17. Revision Approved by Academic Affairs 8/16/18. Revision Approval Date 8/26/2018