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Academic Probation

What is Academic Probation?

As an undergraduate student, you are expected to maintain a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA each semester. If you are a graduate student, you are expected to maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher each semester. If your cumulative GPA does not meet the required minimum, you are placed on academic probation.

Academic Probation

If you are placed on academic probation, you are still able to enroll full-time and therefore, your visa status is not in jeopardy. The combination of your semester GPA and cumulative GPA determines your academic standing once you are placed on academic probation. You will need to earn a minimum GPA of 2.0 each semester if you are an undergraduate or a 3.0 if you are a graduate student in order to avoid being placed on academic suspension. You will remain on academic probation until your cumulative GPA meets the required minimum of 2.0 if you are an undergraduate or 3.0 if you are a graduate student.

Academic standing after initial probation for undergraduate students

Cumulative GPA after initial probation

Semester GPA after initial probation

Less than 2.0

Greater than 2.0

Less than 2.0

Academic suspension

Not applicable

Greater than 2.0

Continued academic probation

Good Standing

Academic standing after initial probation for graduate students

Cumulative GPA after initial probation

Semester GPA after initial probation

Less than 3.0

Greater than 3.0

Less than 3.0

Academic suspension

Not applicable

Greater than 3.0

Continued academic probation

Good Standing

Returning to good academic standing

We encourage you to visit the Student Success Center to access academic support services that can assist you in improving your academic performance. We strongly recommend that you visit with your academic advisor to review your degree plan and discuss your course selections each semester to facilitate your return to good standing.

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2700 Bay Area Blvd.
Houston, TX 77058
Tele: 281-283-2525
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records@uhcl.edu

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