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Academic Probation Appeal Process

Academic Probation Appeal Process

If you have received a notification of Academic Probation in your Message Center, your enrollment for the next semester may be limited to 12 credit hours. If you wish to enroll or remain enrolled in more than 12 credits, you will need to submit an appeal form to the Academic Standards Committee.

If you have received a notification of Academic Continued Probation in your Message Center, your enrollment for the next semester may be limited to 6 credit hours. If you wish to enroll or remain enrolled in more than 6 credits, you will need to submit an appeal form to the Academic Standards Committee.

Note:

  • The Appeal Form must be submitted to the SMCC Registration and Records office by the specified deadline; call 602.243.8123 for specific dates.
  • You must also make an appointment to meet with the Academic Standards Committee by calling 602.243.8369 by that same date. Please click on the Academic Probation Appeals Process document below for more details.

Academic Probation Appeals Process

Please click on the link below for the Appeal Form that will need to be submitted to the Academic Standards Committee.

Academic Probation Appeals Form

Academic Probation

A student will be placed on academic probation under the following conditions:

1. If after completion of twelve or more credit hours, the student’s cumulative grade point average is less than:

 

Credit Hours for Which Grade
Points are Computed
at Resident Maricopa
Community College
(A, B, C, D, F, and Y)

Minimum
Grade Point

Point Average
Required

12-15

1.6

16-30

1.7

31-45

1.9

46+

2.00

 

2. If in transferring from any accredited institution of higher education, the student’s cumulative grade point average from other colleges and universities does not meet the requirements listed above. Students on academic probation may take no more than twelve credit hours per semester unless approved by the Academic Standards Committee.

Continued Probation

A student on academic probation who fails to raise the cumulative grade point average to the required minimum standards will be placed on continued probation and may be limited to taking six credit hours. Regulations regarding continued probation do not apply to the summer session. Credit hours earned in summer sessions will be included in the cumulative grade point average.

Admission of Suspended Students

Transfer students who do not meet the minimum grade point average listed under Scholastic Standards may be admitted on academic probation.