Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

Academic Standing

In order to graduate an undergraduate student must achieve a cumulative GPA of 2.00

Dean's List

Undergraduate students who have earned 12 or more hours with a scholastic average of 3.50 or better for the current term and who are not subject to any disciplinary action shall be on the Dean's List, which is published each term by the respective dean of each school.

Dean's Merit List

Undergraduate students who have earned 9 or more hours with a scholastic average of 3.50 or better for the current term and who are not subject to any disciplinary action shall be on the Dean's Merit List, which is published each term by the respective dean of each school.

Good Standing

To be considered in good academic standing an undergraduate student must have a cumulative GPA of 2.00 or better

Probation

A student whose cumulative GPA falls below 2.0 will be considered for placement on the probation list by the Student Status Committee.

A student will remain on the probation list until the terms of probation are satisfied or until the student is moved to the suspension list by virtue of continued unsatisfactory academic progress or returns to good standing as defined above.

Suspension

A student who does not satisfy the terms of probation or who does not improve academic progress after having been placed on probation may be suspended at the discretion of the Student Status Committee.

Transfer students admitted on "academic probation" who do not attain a 2.00 grade point average during their first term of attendance at Southern Polytechnic State University shall be academically suspended for unsatisfactory scholarship.

Reinstatement

Students who have been suspended may appeal for reinstatement to the Student Status Committee. A letter from the student detailing the reasons why the appeal should be considered must be submitted, along with any supporting materials (doctor's notes, support letters from faculty, etc.).