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Academic Probation and Suspension


Academic Suspension/Probation Program

The Academic Suspension/Probation program is a requirement of all students at El Centro College with a GPA (1) below a 2.0.  This program is designed to assist students in achieving academic success and assist in returning to good academic standing.  Upon completion of the program students should be able to apply appropriate strategies and techniques based on a well-developed Student Success Plan.
 

Suspension, Dismissal or Indefinite Dismissal

Students on Academic Suspension, Dismissal, or Indefinite Dismissal, with a GPA less than a 2.0 are required to petition for readmission.
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START THE PETITION PROCESS

  1.     Complete and print out Petition Readmission form. If you do not have a printer, email a copy to yourself or save the completed form to a flash drive.
  2.     Schedule an appointment with an academic advisor by calling 214-860-2083/2415 or stop by the Academic Advising office in A110.  

HOW TO PREPARE FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT

  1. Important: Bring completed Petition Readmission form with you to your appointment.
  2. If you do not have a printer, email a copy to yourself or save the completed form to a flash drive.
  3. Update enrollment application with the Admissions Office (A158), if necessary before your appointment.
  4. Know your Financial Aid status by viewing eConnect or visiting the Financial Aid office (A034) Basement Level.
  5. Be able to login to eConnect.
  6. Reflect on courses that may need to be retaken.
***Filing a Readmission petition does not guarantee readmission, students must provide complete and thoughtful responses to the questions listed on the electronic petition form.
 
If approved for admission, the following listed items may be required:
 
  • Must complete Academic Probation Contract
  • Must register for HDEV 0100 course
  • Must pass HDEV 0100 course with "C" or better
  • Must meet with an Academic Advisor 3 times within the semester
  • Must complete five visits to the Learning Center
  • Must complete Student Success Plan
  • Must register, add, or drop courses with an Academic Advisor
  • Credit hours will be limited
  • Credit hours must be lecture format (face to face) courses at El Centro College
  • Must attend Success Skills Workshops
  • Must complete semester with a GPA (1) of at least 2.0  

Petition and Registration deadline dates:

  • Spring 2015: Saturday, January 10 is the Deadline (classes begin Tuesday, January 20). Students that have been out of school less than a year can petition starting on November 18 and students that have been out of school more than a year can petition starting on November 24.
*Tuition must be received by payment due date.
 

***Students on probation, suspension or dismissal are not eligible to petition or register past the deadline date.

New Transfer Students with less than 2.0 GPA
Transfer students with less than a 2.0 cumulative GPA will enter El Centro College under their former academic standing and will be required to adhere to all El Centro College academic standing policies.

Students on Suspension or Academic Dismissal from another institution may have their academic history reviewed for admission based on campus requirements.

If you are on academic suspension or academic dismissal from another institution, you are ineligible for registration at the college unless you have met the academic standards required by the college. All transcripts are required prior to registration.

Scholastic Standards Policy
Students on Suspension or Academic Dismissal from another institution may have their academic history reviewed for admission based on campus requirements.

If you are on academic suspension or academic dismissal from another institution, you are ineligible for registration at the college unless you have met the academic standards required by the college.

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

Academic Standings


Suspension

Students on Probation 1 will be placed on Suspension if they fail to complete at least one credit course in their next semester/session of enrollment and earn a semester/session GPA of at least 2.0. Students on Suspension are not eligible to enroll in credit courses in the next subsequent session of enrollment (Fall Semester, Spring Semester or Summer Session).

Academic Dismissal

Students on Probation 2 will be placed on Academic Dismissal if they fail to complete at least one credit course in their next semester/session of enrollment and earn a semester/term GPA of at least 2.0. Students on Academic Dismissal are not eligible to enroll in credit courses for a period of 12 months.

Indefinite Academic Dismissal

Students on Probation 3 will be placed on Indefinite Academic Dismissal if they fail to complete at least one credit course in their next semester/session of enrollment and earn a semester/term GPA of at least 2.0. Students on Indefinite Academic Dismissal are not eligible to enroll for 12 months.

It is the student's responsibility to understand and comply with the college's academic standards and procedures of the institution. Students are also responsible for checking/verifying their academic standing. This may be done through the students e-connect account under My Advising Report (GPA).

Students who wish to petition for readmission must:
Make an appointment to see an academic advisor before the deadline and submit the following Petition for Readmission form. You can make an appointment by calling 214-860-2083 or 214-860-2415. 

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