6.2.1.6 Undergraduate Academic Standing

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Effective Date:

10-18-78

Revision Date:

10-25-18

Academic Probation and Dismissal

An undergraduate student is placed on academic probation when his/her cumulative grade point average at EMU is less than 2.00 (a "C" average). Placement on academic probation is automatic and applies even if the student states that official notification of such probation has not been received from the University. 

Students on probation will be placed on an Academic Plan which specifies academic achievement requirements for continuation of study at EMU.

A student will be removed from academic probation only when his/her cumulative grade point average at EMU is at least 2.00 (a "C" average). Students on academic probation who fail to meet the terms of their Academic Plan in each term of enrollment at EMU while on probation will be subject to dismissal for academic reasons. 

Exceptions to the above policies may be made under the following condition: A student on academic probation in any enrollment period may be retained on academic probation provided this is the recommended judgment of the designated academic review committee.

This policy is academic in nature and is not intended to have any application to the eligibility of any student to participate in any Eastern Michigan University extracurricular activity (e.g., marching band, varsity athletics, forensics team, etc.).  All Eastern Michigan University extracurricular activities shall be free to define and implement their own standards for participation, independent of the policy.

Reinstatement

A student who is dismissed for academic reasons will normally not be eligible for reinstatement for one calendar year following the dismissal. Reinstatement is not automatic; an application for reinstatement must be submitted to the University Registrar along with supporting documentation. The student applying for reinstatement will be required to support his or her eligibility for reinstatement through:

Documentation of his or her activities during the dismissal period which relate to the reasons for dismissal and which support his or her readiness to resume his or her academic career at Eastern Michigan University and
Earning a minimum grade point average of 2.00 ("C" average) in courses taken at other accredited collegiate institutions. 
A student who is reinstated and is dismissed a second time will not typically be reinstated again except upon demonstration of extraordinary circumstances. 

Authority for Creation and Revision


Minutes of the Board of Regents, October 18, 1978
Minutes of the Board of Regents, September 20, 2011
Minutes of the Board of Regents, December 6, 2012
Minutes of the Board of Regents, April 16, 2013
Minutes of the Board of Regents, December 15, 2017
Minutes of the Board of Regents, October 25, 2018


Last Review Date: October 2018


Academic Probation and Dismissal

An undergraduate student is placed on academic probation when his/her cumulative grade point average at EMU is less than 2.00 (a "C" average). Placement on academic probation is automatic and applies even if the student states that official notification of such probation has not been received from the University. 

Students on probation will be placed on an Academic Plan which specifies academic achievement requirements for continuation of study at EMU.

A student will be removed from academic probation only when his/her cumulative grade point average at EMU is at least 2.00 (a "C" average). Students on academic probation who fail to meet the terms of their Academic Plan in each term of enrollment at EMU while on probation will be subject to dismissal for academic reasons. 

Exceptions to the above policies may be made under the following condition: A student on academic probation in any enrollment period may be retained on academic probation provided this is the recommended judgment of the designated academic review committee.

This policy is academic in nature and is not intended to have any application to the eligibility of any student to participate in any Eastern Michigan University extracurricular activity (e.g., marching band, varsity athletics, forensics team, etc.).  All Eastern Michigan University extracurricular activities shall be free to define and implement their own standards for participation, independent of the policy.

Reinstatement

A student who is dismissed for academic reasons will normally not be eligible for reinstatement for one calendar year following the dismissal. Reinstatement is not automatic; an application for reinstatement must be submitted to the University Registrar along with supporting documentation. The student applying for reinstatement will be required to support his or her eligibility for reinstatement through:

Documentation of his or her activities during the dismissal period which relate to the reasons for dismissal and which support his or her readiness to resume his or her academic career at Eastern Michigan University and
Earning a minimum grade point average of 2.00 ("C" average) in courses taken at other accredited collegiate institutions. 
A student who is reinstated and is dismissed a second time will not typically be reinstated again except upon demonstration of extraordinary circumstances.