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Probation and Disqualification

Academic Probation

  • Students who achieve less than a cumulative 2.000 grade-point average on 12 or more units attempted are placed on academic probation.
  • A student on academic probation is limited to a maximum load of 12 units per semester.
  • Students transferring from other colleges will be placed on academic probation at entrance on the same criteria above.
  • Academic probation may be removed and regular status attained by achieving a cumulative average of 2.000 or higher.

Academic Disqualification

Students enrolled on academic probation are subject to disqualification if they fail to achieve a cumulative grade-point average of 1.750 in each of the two subsequent semesters. However, a student will not be disqualified following any term with a semester grade point average greater than or equal to 2.000 even though the student’s cumulative grade-point average may be less than 1.750.

  • Students are notified of their disqualification by the online grade reporting system and by the registration system.
  • Students who are enrolled in the following semester will be withdrawn from the college.
  • A disqualified student may petition for readmission after a lapse of one semester or more.
  • Readmission of disqualified students is not guaranteed.
  • The student must present positive evidence of serious intent to succeed and have a realistic academic goal identified.
  • If the petition is granted, the student will be admitted on academic probation and may have enrollment limitations.

Probation and disqualification calculations are based on classes taken during Spring 1982 to date.

Probation for Unsatisfactory Citizenship

Each student should be thoroughly familiar with the Associated Student Body Code of Conduct and with regulations of the college. Students attending the college are expected to maintain satisfactory standards of citizenship on campus and in the community. Satisfactory citizenship involves conduct which respects the rights of all individuals, which avoids action disruptive to the ongoing educational program, and which does not violate specific prohibitions outlined in the Education Code.

When it is indicated that citizenship is unsatisfactory, the student may be reprimanded, placed on disciplinary probation, suspended, or expelled, as conditions warrant. Unsatisfactory citizenship includes, among other things, cheating, plagiarism, hazing, and conduct disruptive to the teaching-learning process. In addition, falsification of information for the Admissions Office is basis for dismissal from a class or from the college.

Individuals engaged in destructive activities involving any kind of physical or psychological mistreatment of students are subject to prosecution under the California state law banning hazing and to dismissal from the college.

Penalties on individuals, organizations and institutions are severe.

Progress Probation

  • Students will be placed on progress probation when 12 or more cumulative units are attempted and W, I, and NC units reach or exceed half the cumulative units attempted.
  • Students transferring from another college will be placed on progress probation at entrance based on the same criteria as above. A student on progress probation is limited to a maximum load of 12 units per semester.
  • Students may be removed from progress probation status when the cumulative number of W, I, and NC units recorded is less than half the cumulative units attempted.

Progress Disqualification

Students on progress probation are subject to disqualification when the cumulative number of W, I, and NC units reaches or exceeds 50 percent of the cumulative units attempted for two consecutive semesters. However, if a student on progress probation is graded in over half of the units attempted during a semester, the student is not disqualified and is continued on probation.

Students will be notified of their progress disqualification by the online grade reporting system and by the registration system. Students enrolled for the following semester will be withdrawn from the college.

After a lapse of one semester or more, a disqualified student mayAdobe Acrobat Document Petition for Reinstatement on Probationary Status. Readmission of disqualified students is not guaranteed. The student must present positive evidence of a serious intent to succeed and have a realistic goal identified. If the petition is granted, the student will be admitted on progress probation and may have enrollment limitations.

Probation and disqualification are calculated based on classes taken Spring 1982 and after.

 
 
 

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