You will be placed on probation
if your semester or graduation index at the end of any regular
semester is less than that required for a student with his/her
classification as shown in Table 1 below.
NOTE: All USP students on academic probation are required to participate in the Laying Tracks program.
If you are on scholastic
probation, you will be dropped from the University at the
close of any regular semester your graduation index is less
than that required of a student as shown in Table 1 or you
receive failing (F) grades in six credit hours or more for
If you are dropped
by this rule and are later duly readmitted as a regular student,
you will be readmitted as a regular student on probation.
You can be dropped
from the University if you are on probation from
the previous semester and
You receive six credit hours of "F" during the
current semester, or
Your graduation index drops below the specified level
indicated in Column B in Table 1 below.
A student who has
been dropped from the University must apply for readmission to the University. If you are permitted
to re-enter the University, you will do so on probation.
reflects the number of semester hours completed.
Semester Hours Completed
0 - 14
15 - 29
30 - 44
45 - 59
60 - 74
75 - 89
90 - 104
Table 1 - University Probation & Drop
Probation and drop
status cannot be changed by taking summer school classes.
designates the minimum semester and/or graduation grade point
average a student must maintain, each year freshman through
senior, to be in good academic standing.
designates the minimum graduation grade point average a student
on probation must maintain in order to remain in school. (Student
must have been on probation the prior semester before he or
she can be dropped from the University.)