Agenda Item FA 11-15

Submitted by the Academic Standards Committee

Academic Standing

02/03/11: Passed

02/14/11: Approved

 
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2 Academic Standing
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4 The Academic Standards Committee proposes to create a policy on academic standing.  
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There is no current policy. Only catalog statements exist.
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Good Academic Standing:   Undergraduate students who possess both a cumulative and  current term semester GPA Grade Point Average (GPA) and total institutional GPA Grade 
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Point Average UNF grade point average of 2.0 or above (Education majors see College of
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Education & Human Services section- most require a 2.5 GPA) (All Teacher Education majors
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need a grade point average of 2.5 or above in both GPAs indicated above) are considered to
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be in Good Academic Standing. Good Standing is reflected on the transcript.
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Academic Probation and Suspension
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An undergraduate student who fails to maintain good academic standing, earn a cumulative or
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term average of 2.0 (Education majors see College of Education & Human Services section)
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after attempting a cumulative total of 12 or more credit hours will be placed on academic
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probation and referred to an academic advisor. Academic probation is a warning. (Teacher
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Education  majors must see the College of Education and Human Services Probabtion/
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Suspension  section of the Catalog for the College's probation policy.)
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Academic Suspension and Dismissal
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If both the Current term semester and cumulative Total Institutional GPA fall below 2.0 during
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the next term of enrollment, at the end of a semester in which a student is on Academic
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Probation, then the student will be eligible for suspension. (Teacher Education majors must see
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the College of  Education and Human Services Probation/Suspension section of  the Catalog for
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the College's suspension policy.)
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If suspended, the student will be dropped from any courses for which he/she is currently
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registered and denied the opportunity to re-enroll. The duration of suspension varies by college.
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E-mail and hard copy notification is sent by Enrollment Services Processing to students who
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are placed on suspension. Written notification may additionally be sent to students from their
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respective college or the Academic Center for Excellence (ACE). Transcripts will reflect any
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suspensions and probations.
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A suspended student who desires to be re-admitted to the same major field as when last
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enrolled may do so upon the written recommendation of the advisor, and the department chair,
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was enrolled at the time he or she was suspended. The dean may deny a student's continued
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registration in the department. A student who is suspended from a degree program at UNF
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who wishes to be re-admitted into another UNF degree program must have the re-admission
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approved by the appropriate advisor, the department chair, or departmental committee of both
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programs  academic officers. Re-admission procedures vary by college.
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Degree-seeking UNF students who receive credit for upper-level course work at another
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institution while suspended from UNF may transfer these credits back to UNF (except for
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Teacher Education majors) only with the permission of the appropriate academic officers
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49 Source: http://www.unf.edu/catalog/catalog.aspx?id=15032403689 and
50 http://www.unf.edu/catalog/catalog.aspx?id=15032403688