LU Policy Number: AS.051
Effective Date: 01/01/2021
Revised Date : N/A
Purpose: To identify students who have not met satisfactory academic progress with a GPA that has been identified as too low to continue in the program.
Additional Authority: CCE Policy 56 – Student Performance Disclosure, Thresholds, and Outcomes
Scope: Doctor of Chiropractic Program
Approval Authority: President
Responsible Authority: Dean of the College of Chiropractic
Publications: Academic Catalog, Student Handbook
Doctor of Chiropractic 1st Term GPA Requirement Policy
A student enrolled in the Doctor of Chiropractic Program earning a 1st term GPA < 1.5 will be dismissed from the College of Chiropractic.
The College of Chiropractic Dean receives a list of students and their first term GPA on the day after grades are recorded by the Registrar’s office. Any student having a 1st term GPA < 1.5 will be dismissed from the College of Chiropractic. The student will receive a dismissal notification from the Dean, a hold placed on their account, and all courses chosen during pre-registratiostn for the subsequent quarter eliminated.
Any student dismissed from the Doctor of Chiropractic Program may be eligibile to return under the COC Reinstatement Policy. If the student’s 1 term GPA is < 1.5 after returning under the COC Reinstatement Policy, the student will be considered academically dismissed and will no longer be eligible for readmission.