Rights & Responsibilities

Academic Standards of Progress

Minimum Satisfactory Grade Level

     A Student will be considered on academic probation if he or she fails to maintain the cumulative Grade Point Average required for good standing, as shown below. Grade Point Average is based on a 4.0 scale.

    

Semester Hours Earned at DACC  Minimum GPA for Good Standing
0-17 Credit Hours 1.40
18-31 Credit Hours 1.60
32-48 Credit Hours 1.80
49+ Credit Hours 2.0

Academic Probation

A student placed on academic probation will be limited to a maximum of twelve (12) credit hours of enrollment for the next term. The following criteria also apply:

  • The student must earn a 2.00 grade point average (GPA) or higher for the term.
  • The student will remain on probation until he/she attains a cumulative GPA for good standing (see above chart).

     In the event that the student does not achieve either of the above criteria, the student will be place on academic suspension for one term.

Readmission

    Before a suspended student will be readmitted he or she must prepare a Probation Contract which will identify the measures to be applied to improve the student's GPA (e.g. change of program, remedial classes, tutorial or other academic services, etc.). Enrollment for the next semester will be limited to a maximum of (11) credit hours. The student must earn a 2.00 grade point average (GPA) or higher for the term. The student will remain on probation until he/she attains a cumulative GPA for good standing (see above chart). In the event that the student does not achieve either of the above mentioned criteria, the student will be placed on academic suspension for one term.

Appeals

    Appeals of Academic Suspension may be directed to the Vice-President of Instruction and Student Services.

 












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