Academic Probation / Suspension (Undergraduate)

The minimum Overall GPA required to graduate is 2.00. To view GPA(s) go to PipelineMT >Registration & Student Records menu >Academic Records >GPAs.  All GPAs are displayed with explanation.

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 (GPA) hours, you need a 1.50 Overall Combined GPA
    • if you have 30 - 49.99 overall combined quality (GPA) hours, you need a 1.80 Overall Combined GPA
    • if you have 50 or more overall combined quality (GPA) hours, you need a 2.00 Overall Combined GPA

A student on academic probation who fails to meet one of the above standards the next term in which enrolled, will be suspended. First time suspension is for one semester (not including summer) and any subsequent suspensions will be for 2 semesters (not including summer). Students with a prior suspension from MTSU or previous institution(s) are not eligible for probationary status and will be suspended for 2 semesters (not including summer) if the retention standard is not met.

Academic Suspension Appeal (Undergraduate)

Students placed on academic suspension are provided the opportunity to appeal for early reinstatement. 

The Spring 2022 Academic Appeal Procedure & Information is available here.  The deadline to submit an academic appeal for review at the Wednesday, January 12, 2022 academic appeal meeting is Monday, January 10 at 4:00 p.m. 

Each submitted appeal must minimally include (1) appeal form, (2) the student's appeal statement, and (3) the student's plan for academic approvement, if the appeal is granted. Additional documents to support the appeal may also be submitted.

Academic Probation / Suspension (College of Graduate Studies)
Academic appeals for graduate level students are handled by the Graduate Office (615) 898-2840.