Registrar

Registrar

 

Academic Standards

Good standing

An undergraduate student is in good standing whenever the student's overall grade point average is at least 2.00 (3.00 for graduate students)

Warning

A warning is issued to the undergraduate student whenever the grade point average for any enrollment period is less than 2.00 (3.00 for graduate students), but the overall grade point average is 2.00 or above (3.00 for graduate students).

Probation

The undergraduate student will be placed on probation whenever the student's overall grade point average falls below 2.00 (3.00 for graduate students).

Extended probation

The undergraduate student will be placed on extended probation when following a semester on probation their overall grade point average is below 2.00 (3.00 for graduate students) and their grade point average for the enrollment period is 2.00 (3.00 for graduate students) or above.

Final probation

The undergraduate student will be placed on final probation when, following a semester on extended probation, their overall grade point average is below 2.00 (3.00 for graduate students) and their grade point average for the enrollment period is 2.00 (3.00 for graduate students) or above.

Dismissal

Undergraduate students on probation, or extended probation, who fail to achieve at least a 2.00 (3.00 for graduate students) grade point average for the enrollment period; or students on final probation who fail to achieve a 2.00 (3.00 for graduate students) overall grade point average will be dismissed from the University.

Admitted on probation

A student who is admitted to the University on academic probation and receives at least a .01 grade point average their first semester will be placed on final probation. A first semester GPA of 0.00 will result in academic dismissal.

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Office of the Registrar
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Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5256 USA
269 387-4300 | 269 387-3545
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