Academic Probation / Suspension
The minimum Overall GPA required to graduate is 2.00. An undergraduate student failing to meet one of the following standards during any term will be placed on academic probation for the subsequent term:
- attain a 2.00 GPA for the current semester, or
- meet one of the following retention standards:
- if you have 0 - 29.99 overall combined quality hours, you need a 1.50 Overall Combined GPA
- if you have 30 - 49.99 overall combined quality hours, you need a 1.80 Overall Combined GPA
- if you have 50 or more overall combined quality hours, you need a 2.00 Overall Combined GPA
If you are on academic probation and don’t meet one of the above standards the next term in which you’re enrolled, you will be will be suspended. The first time you are suspended, it’s for one semester (not including summer) and any subsequent suspensions will be for 2 semesters (not including summer). Students previously suspended are not eligible for probationary status and will be suspended again each semester you don’t meet the retention standards.
The deadline to submit an appeal to return for fall 2017 has passed. Undergraduate students who are suspended and wish to appeal to return for spring 2018 can obtain an appeal form from the MT One Stop or online here. Please review the appeal requirements carefully. All documentation must be submitted together as one "packet". Documentation not submitted with the appeal form will not be included for committee review.
Appeals for graduate level students are handled by the Graduate Office (615) 898-5897.
|Term||deadline for returning appeal form||appeals committee meets||results available|
|Spring 2018||January 8, 2018 | 4:00 p.m.||January 10, 2018 | 9:00 a.m.||by morning, January 11, 2018|
The final decision of the Academic Appeals Committee will be posted in PipelineMT, and a message will be sent to the student's mtmail e-mail address as soon as all paperwork is processed.