Spring 2020 classes have resumed online.
Please visit dcccd.edu/coronavirus for additional information and to learn how to prepare for online classes.

Probation Policies

If you are placed on scholastic probation, your advisor can help you develop a plan to raise your GPA. Read the catalog for more information about scholastic probation/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.  Click here to learn about Academic Standings.

Review your Academic Standing
You can view your academic standing on eConnect by accessing My Advising Report (log in required). If you have questions about your academic standing, please consult an academic advisor.

Students on Academic Probation 1, 2, and 3

Students who have a grade point average based on GPA(1) less than 2.0, will be placed on academic probation. While on academic probation, students may have total hours limited, and must register, add, or drop classes with an Academic Advisor.  All classes must be taught in person at El Centro College and students must earn a semester/term GPA (1) of at least 2.0.

Registration Deadline Date:
Friday, January 10, 2020


Students on Suspension, Dismissal, and Indefinite Dismissal. 

  • Suspension: Students on Probation 1, who fail to earn a semester GPA of a 2.0 will be placed on Suspension and must sit out a full semester, before they can petition to return to school
  • Dismissal: Students on Probation 2, who fail to earn a semester GPA of a 2.0 will be placed on Dismissal and must sit out a full year, before they can petition to return to school
  • Indefinite Dismissal: Students on Probation 3, who fail to earn a semester GPA of a 2.0 will be placed on Indefinite Dismissal and must sit out at a minimum a full year, before they can petition. Admission will be granted on a case by case basis.
Petition and Registration Date for Spring 2020: Friday, January 10, 2020

Students must schedule an appointment to petition for readmission. The petition must be completed prior to the scheduled appointment. The deadline to petition and register for Spring 2020 is Friday, January 10, 2020. No late registration.

  *Tuition must be received by payment due date.
Start the Petition Process
  1. Students on Suspension, Dismissal, or Indefinite Dismissal - Complete the Petition for Readmission form. 
    • Print completed petition form.
  2. Schedule an appointment with an academic advisor online.  
    • Bring your completed petition form to your appointment.
  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.