LU Policy Number: AS.039
Effective Date: 10/1/2018
Approval Date: 11/7/2017
Revision Approval Date:8/26/2018
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: Students, faculty, and staff of the College of Chiropractic, University Advisement
Approval Authority: President
Responsible Authority: Academics
College of Chiropractic Academic Standing Policy
Good Standing Requirements:
In order to maintain Good Standing students 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
Registered for less than 18 credits per quarter
Academic Probation (AP):
Students will be placed on Academic Probation if the cumulative GPA falls below 2.0 if they have failed the same course three times OR noncompliance of the DCP Progression Policy.
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 who are placed on academic warning must follow the following requirements:
Required to register for the number of credit hours determined in accordance with the DCP Progression Policy
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:
Will be placed on Academic Performance Contract (APC)
Will be limited in the amount of credit hours they can register for determined by GPA range
> 1.95 = 20-23 credit hours
1.5 - 1.95 = 16-19 credit hours
< 1.5 = 12-15 credit hours
Must retake failed course(s) the next quarter
Required Academic Support
Required to have academic advisement with a Specialized Professional Advisor (SPA) or an AAT Coordinator (if applicable)
Approved by Academic Affairs on 11/7/17. Revision Approved by Academic Affairs 8/16/18.