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2017-2018 Student Handbook & University Policies 
2017-2018 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

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

Definitions: N/A


Policy Title

College of Chiropractic Academic Standing Policy

Policy Statement

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)


Other Notes

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