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Academic Standings - Graduate
To be in good standing, graduate students must earn a 3.00 cumulative grade point average and complete additional standards established by their academic department.
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
August 31, 2021
Fall Semester 2021
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Scheduled for Review
I. Policy Statement
II. Cumulative Grade Point Average Standard
This table summarizes standing for GPA:
*Students may need to appeal probation in order to graduate if they do not have enough time in the program to bring their cumulative grade point to 3.00 grade point average.
*Students can continue in the program on probation as long as they maintain a term grade point average of 3.00.
III. Notification of Academic Standing
IV. Adjustment of Academic Standing Based on Department Standards
V. Consideration of Appeals and Petitions
For following policy: All graduate students
For enforcement of policy: Post-Baccalaureate and Graduate Academic Standards Committee
For oversight of policy: Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
For notification: Policy Librarian
For procedures implementing policy: Registrar
IX. Revision History
This policy revises the Academic Standing - Graduate policy approved by the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs on Aug. 25, 2013 by adding a cumulative pace standard and eliminating the downward adjustment of academic standing for a student who withdraws from an entire semester with grades of GW.
August 2021, cumulative pace requirement eliminated.