Academic Standing Program Chart - Probation & Dismissal Information - Counseling Department

The Academic Standing Program Chart (PDF) is available as a printable document. There are three probation statuses:

Type 1: Probation Status

If a student has attempted 12 or more units and has a cumulative grade point average (GPA) below a 2.0, or has 50% or more of their attempted units made up of “W”, “I”, “NC” grades.

Type 2: Subject to Dismissal Status

If for two consecutive semesters a student's cumulative GPA is below a 1.75 and/or 50% or more of their total attempted units are made up of “W”, “I”, and/or “NC” grades.

  • Subject to Dismissal - Student is blocked from registering for next semester.
  • Workshop - Student must attend a Academic Standing Workshop which includes an advising session.

Type 3: Dismissal Status

If for three consecutive semesters a student's cumulative GPA is below a 1.75 and/or 50% or more total attempted units made up of “W”, “I”, and/or “NC” grades.

  • Dismissal - Student is blocked from registering for all future semesters.
  • Reinstatement/Appointment - Student needs to see a counselor and petition for reinstatement. A student will need to repeat this step each semester they remain on dismissal status. Go to reinstatement process for dismissal status.

Students on academic dismissal status will remain on dismissal until their overall GPA rises above a 1.75. Students on progress dismissal status will remain on dismissal until their “W”, “I”, and “NC” grades do not exceed 50% of their total attempted units. Students who have been reinstated need to repeat the reinstatement process for dismissal status each semester. If a student fails to meet the conditions outlined in their reinstatement contract, they may not be approved for a future reinstatement contract.

More Information

See the Academic Regulations policy in the Ohlone College Catalog for more information.

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