Academic Standing

A student's academic standing at UVU is determined according to the grades that the student earns. The following outline shows the conditions and solutions according to the student's academic standing.

ACADEMIC STANDING

DEFINITION

NOTES

GOOD STANDING When the most recent semester GPA and the cumulative GPA are 2.0 or higher The student will continue to maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in order to remain in good standing.
WARNING
Includes a registration hold
When the most recent semester GPA is below 2.0 and the cumulative GPA is above 2.0 The student must complete the online warning workshop, print a workshop completion certificate, and then take to his/her department advisor to have the hold removed.
PROBATION
Includes a registration hold
When the cumulative GPA is below 2.0. To clear a probation hold, a student must complete the Academic Success Probation Workshop, and then meet with his/her major advisor and develop a success plan to repair his/her GPA.
CONTINUED PROBATION
Includes a registration hold
When on Probation, the subsequent cumulative GPA is again below 2.0 A student on Continued Probation must develop an academic success plan, and meet with the Academic Standards Counselor before the student will be eligible to register. The student may also be required to attend another academic probation workshop and meet with his/her major advisor. All students on Continued Probation will be required to submit an In-Progress Grade Report to the Academic Standards Counselor before registering for a subsequent semester.
SUSPENSION
Includes a registration hold
When cumulative grades are below 2.0 for a third semester A student who is on Continued Probation and subsequently receives a semester and cumulative GPA below 2.0 is placed on Suspension status. A student who has been suspended from UVU must sit out for at least one semester. In order to return to UVU, he/she must submit a Petition for Suspension Review to the Academic Standards Office (LC 402) by the deadlines outlined on the petition form. The Academic Standards Committee will review the petition and determine whether or not and under what conditions the student may continue to study at UVU. As long as the student complies with the committee's guidelines he/she may remain at UVU.
Any student who returns to UVU after being suspended will be placed on Continued Suspension and will be required to follow the guidelines that are given to him/her by the Academic Standards Committee.
DISMISSAL When a student fails to comply with the Academic Standards Committee conditions A student is dismissed from UVU when he/she is on Suspension status and fails to comply with the conditions set forth by the Academic Standards Committee. A student who has been dismissed from UVU must sit out for at least one full calendar year. In order to return to UVU, he/she must submit a Petition for Dismissal Review to the Academic Standards Office (LC 402) by the deadlines outlined on the petition form. The student may also be required to complete credits at another institution before being considered for re-admission. The Academic Standards Committee will review the petition and determine whether or not and under what conditions the student may continue to study at UVU. Any student who returns to UVU after being dismissed will be placed on Continued Suspension and will be required to follow the guidelines that are given to him/her by the Academic Standards Committee.