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Academic Probation Policy

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Academic Probation

A student on academic probation is required to sign a contract that may have coursework and total number of credit hours limited and may be required to register for specific courses and/or workshops per semester.

Extended registration is not available for students on suspension, dismissal, or those with a GPA (1) below 2.0. No appointments are made during last two weeks of registration. Students will be served on a first come first serve basis and must be signed in 30 minutes prior to closing.

Students transferring to CVC with less then a 2.0 cumulative GPA will enter DCCCD under their former academic standing and will adhere to all DCCCD policies.

Probation 1

Students who fail to earn a semester/session GPA (1) of at least 2.0 are placed on Probation 1. Students on Probation 1 are required to sign a contract that may have coursework and total number of credit hours limited and may be required to register for specific courses and/or workshops. Students on Probation 1 must complete at least one credit course in their next semester/session of enrollment and earn a semester/session GPA (1) of at least 2.0. Students shall remain on Probation 1 until their cumulative GPA (1) is 2.0 or higher. Students on Probation 1 may see any advisor and are required to register prior to assigned cut-off date.

Probation 2 & 3

Students readmitted after suspension or dismissal shall be placed on Probation 2/3. Students on Probation 2/3 are required to sign a contract and may have coursework and total number of credit hours limited and may be required to register for specific courses and/or workshops. Students on Probation 2/3 must complete at least one credit course in their next semester/session of enrollment and earn a semester/ session GPA (1) of at least 2.0. Students shall remain on Probation 2/3 until their cumulative GPA (1) is 2.0 or higher. Students on Probation 2/3 will have an Advisement Block placed on their academic record and are required to meet with their assigned advisor three times throughout the semester with updated progress reports signed by their instructors. Students on Probation 2/3 are required to register prior to assigned cut-off date.

Course Requirements

All returning probation/suspension/dismissed students may be required to register for a Human Development (HDEV) course. Students will participate in a Student Success course that will promote Study Skills, Time Management, Goal Setting, and Life Long Skills needed throughout their Academic Career.

Suspension, Dismissal, or Indefinite Dismissal

Students on Academic Suspension, Dismissal, and Indefinite Dismissal, with a GPA less than a 2.0 are required to petition for readmission. To petition for readmission, students must schedule an appointment to meet with the Chief Student Affairs Officer or Designated Administrator. An appeal must be in writing and must include any extenuating circumstances having a bearing on academic performance. The appeal must also address how the student plans to address future academic performance. The college may limit the student coursework and total number of credit hours and may require the student to enroll in specific coursework.

Note: Readmitted students will be restricted to no more than (2) courses and a Human Development course may be required for readmission.

Other Colleges

Students on suspension or academic dismissal from another institution are ineligible for admission to any College District college unless the student has met the academic standards of the College District.

DCCCD Scholastic Standards Policy

Students on Suspension/Dismissal from any DCCCD campus or any other institution with less than a 2.0 GPA are ineligible to enroll in credit courses in the next subsequent session of enrollment (fall semester, spring semester, or summer session). Students on Academic Dismissal are not eligible to enroll in credit courses in the next 12 months.

Students on Indefinite Academic Dismissal are not eligible to enroll for at least 12 months. Students are only eligible to enroll after that period upon the approval of the Chief Student Affairs Officer or Designated Administrator.

Please see the DCCCD catalog for further explanation of this policy.

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