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Academic Probation and Deficiency

    (University Senate Document 13-11, April 21, 2014)
  1. Academic Probation

    A student at Purdue University shall be placed on academic probation if his/her fall or spring semester or cumulative GPA at the end of any fall or spring semester is less than a 2.0.

    A student on academic probation shall be removed from that standing at the end of the first subsequent fall or spring semester in which he/she achieves semester and cumulative GPAs equal to or greater than 2.0.

    Any grade change due to a reporting error will result in a recalculation of the GPA and determination of probation standing.

    Academic standing will not be assessed in summer sessions.

  2. Dropping of Students for Academic Deficiency

    A student on academic probation shall be dropped from the University at the close of any fall or spring semester in which his/her semester and cumulative GPA is less than a 2.0.

    Any grade change due to a reporting error will result in a recalculation of the GPA and determination of drop status.

  3. Readmission

    A student who is academically dropped from the University for the first time is not eligible to enroll for at least one fall or spring semester. A student who is academically dropped for the second time is not eligible to enroll for at least one year.

    A student dropped by this rule must apply to the appropriate office or readmission committee for the Purdue campus of choice. A fee is assessed for processing the readmission application (Board of Trustees Minutes, June 5-6, 1970). Readmission is not guaranteed, but any student who gains readmission is readmitted on probation and is subject to stipulations in effect as a condition of readmission. (For more detailed information about readmission, visit the following web site: http://www.purdue.edu/odos/services/readmission.)