Probation and Suspension

The following GPA levels must be met to remain in good academic standing:

  1. 12-21 credit hours attempted at Calhoun, minimum cumulative GPA of 1.50;
  2. 22-32 credit hours attempted at Calhoun, minimum cumulative GPA of 1.75;
  3. 33 credit hours or more attempted at Calhoun, minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00.

Clear Academic Status
A student's status is clear when the cumulative GPA is at or above the GPA required for the total number of credit hours attempted at Calhoun.

Academic Probation

  1. When a student's cumulative GPA is below the GPA required for the number of hours attempted at Calhoun, the student is placed on Academic Probation.
  2. When a student on Academic Probation has a cumulative GPA below the requirement based on hours attempted at Calhoun, but the semester GPA is 2.00 or above, the student remains on Academic Probation.

SUSPENSION-ONE SEMESTER
When the cumulative GPA of a student on Academic Probation remains below the GPA required for the total number of hours attempted at Calhoun and the semester GPA is below 2.00, the student is suspended for one semester. The transcript will read SUSPENDED - ONE SEMESTER.

SUSPENSION-ONE YEAR
A student readmitted after serving a suspension or upon appeal reenters on Academic Probation. If the cumulative GPA remains below the level required for the total number of hours attempted at Calhoun and the semester GPA is below 2.00, the student will be suspended for one calendar year. The student's transcript will read SUSPENDED - ONE YEAR.

APPEAL OF SUSPENSION
A student who wishes a reconsideration of his/her suspension, whether it is for one semester or for one year, must do so in writing to the College Admissions Committee. The student may present a rationale and/or mitigating circumstances in support of his/her request for readmission. The decision of the Admissions Committee for an appeal is final.