Appeals App_eals must be stated in writing to the adm1ss1ons and records office and must in clude explanation of why minimum aca demic requirements were not met and why an exception is warranted. Appeals must be received within three weeks of notification that the student is on academic probation or has fai led to meet academic probationary requirements. Appeals which cannot be resolved with the admissions and records office will be referred to the Academic Standards Committee or the appropriate graduate faculty committee. Financial Aid Failure to complete the required units or maintain a grade point average as out lined 1n the Statement of Satisfactory Aca demic Progress will result in financial aid probationary status. Students will have one semester of financial aid probation. Failure to maintain satisfactory progress within the financial aid probat ionary per iod will resu lt in forfeiture of aid for subsequent semes ters. Under these circumstances a student must demonstrate a minimum of one se mester of satisfactory progress before be ing eligible again for financial aid consider ation. Financial Aid Appeals Appeals must be stated in writing to the office of student financia l services and must include explanation of why minimum aid requirements were not met and why an exception 1s warranted. Appeals must be received within three weeks of not ification that the student is on financial aid proba tion or has failed to meet financial aid pro bationary requirements. Appeals which cannot be resolved with the office of stu dent financial services will be referred to the Scholarship Committee.
Athletics and Extra Curricular Activities Students not making satisfactory progress will be considered ineligible for athletic competition and extra curricular activities. The student on a first semester academic probation may be allowed to compete or participate upon review by the Academic Standards Committee. Those remaining on academic probation a second consecutive semester wil l be inel i gible. Extra curricular activities include: stu dent government, forensic teams, gospel teams, band, chorale, intercollegiate athlet ics and other faculty sponsored organiza tions. For appeal procedures, see the ap peal procedure outlined under appeals section above.
Statement of Satisfactory Progress Full-Time Undergraduate Students Satisfactory academic progress toward a baccalaureate degree as a full-time under graduate student is defined as a student who completes 12 or more units per se mester or 24 or more units per academic year while maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 2.0. Repeated courses previously passed cannot be counted to ward minimum satisfactory academic progress requirements. The student must complete the undergraduate degree re quirements within the period of time re quired when progressing at the minimum full-time rate. For example, an undergrad uate student 1n a degree program requir ing I 30 units progressing at I 2 units would have I I semesters to complete the pro gram. Full-Time Graduate Students Satisfactory academic progress toward a graduate degree as a full-time graduate student 1s defined as a student who com pletes nine or more units per semester or I 8 or more units per academic year while maintaining the minimum cumulative grade point average specified by the graduate program requirements in which the stu dent is enrolled. Repeated courses pre viously passed cannot be counted toward minimum satisfactory academic progress requirements. The student must complete the graduate degree requirements within t he period of t ime required when pro gressing at the minimum full-time rate. For example, a graduate student in a degree program requiring 96 units progressing at nine units would have II semesters to com plete the program.
Part-Time Students Satisfactory academic progress toward a degree for a part-time student is defined as a student who completes five or more units per semester and maintains a cumula tive grade point average of at least 2.0 for the undergraduate and the minimum pro gram requirement for the graduate stu dent. Repeated courses previously passed cannot be counted toward minimum satis factory academic progress requirements. The undergraduate student must complete the degree requirements w ithin a maxi mum of three years beyond that required for a full-time student. Exceptions Exceptions to these standards are dis cussed under any applicable degree pro gram. Academic Probation Any student, graduate or undergrad uate, failing to maintain the minimum grade point average as outlined in the Statement of Satisfactory Academic Progress wi ll be placed on academic probation. Should t he student not meet the minimum cumulative grade point average at the end of two con secutive semesters of academic probation, the appropriate faculty committee will consider the student for academic dismiss al. Any undergraduate student taking six semester hours or more who receives less than a 1.0 current grade point average will be considered for academic dismissal. Graduate st udents carryi ng six semester hours or more who receive a 2.0 current grade point average or less will be consid ered for academic dismissal.
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