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2017-2018 Student Handbook & University Policies 
2017-2018 Student Handbook & University Policies [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Undergraduate Academic Standing Policy AS.038

LU Policy Number: AS.038

Effective Date: 10/1/2018

Approval Date: 11/7/17

Revision Approval Date: 8/26/18

Revised Date: 8/16/18

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

Additional Authority: N/A

Scope: Undergraduate students, faculty, and staff of the College of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies, University Advisement

Approval Authority: President

Responsible Authority: Academics

Definitions: N/A


Policy Title

Undergraduate Academic Standing Policy

Policy Statement

Good Standing Requirements:

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

Academic Warning (AW):

Students with a cumulative GPA of 2.00-2.49 and/or have failed one course will be placed on Academic Warning.

Academic Probation (AP):

Students will be placed on Academic Probation if they have a cumulative GPA of less than 2.0 OR have less than a 70% completion rate OR have failed more than one course per quarter.

Academic Dismissal (AD):

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


Academic Warning Procedure: Students on Academic Warning will be restricted to registering for a maximum of 15 credit hours during the next quarter of enrollment and will be required to meet with their assigned academic advisor.

Academic Probation Procedure: Students who are placed on academic probation must meet the following requirements:

  • Limited to register for 12 credit hours per quarter

  • Retake failed course when the next course is available before other courses

  • Cannot register for accelerated courses

  • Will remain on Academic Performance Contract for 3 quarters

  • Must complete required tutoring

  • Must have academic advisement with a Specialized Professional Advisor

Other Notes

Approved by Academic Affairs on 11/7/17. Revision Approved by Academic Affairs on 8/16/18.