Probation and Dismissal  R-2231 

2200     ADMISSIONS AND RECORDS
2230     Academic Standards                                                                         

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1.0     Definitions

1.1    Academic probation
A student who has enrolled in at least twelve (12) semester units as shown by the official record, and has earned a  grade point average below 2.0 in all units which were graded on the basis of the scale described in Section 1.1 of District Regulation 7252 (R-7252) shall be placed on academic probation. (Title 5, section 55031)

1.2    Progress probation
A student who has enrolled in at least twelve (12) semester units as shown by the official academic record, and for whom the percentage of all units in which he/she has enrolled and for which entries of "W", "I", "NP" and/or NC as defined in Sections 1.2 and 1.3 of District Regulation 7252 (R-7252) are recorded, reaches or exceeds fifty percent (50%) shall be placed on progress probation. (Title 5, section 55031)

1.3    Academic Dismissal
A student on academic probation who earns a cumulative grade point average of less then 2.0, as shown by the official academic record, in all units attempted in each of three (3) consecutive semesters, which were graded on the basis of the grading scale described in Section 1.0 of District Regulation 7252 (R-7252), Academic Standards, shall be subject to dismissal. (Title 5, section 55033.)

1.4    Progress Dismissal
A student on progress probation for whom the percentage of all units in which he/she has enrolled in at least three (3) consecutive semesters with entries of "W", "I", "NP" and/or "NC" as defined in Sections 1.2 and 1.3 of District Regulation 7252 (R-7252) reaches or exceeds fifty percent (50%) shall be placed on progress dismissal.  (Title 5, section 55033)

1.5    Terms of Enrollment
Enrollment includes fall-spring semesters, summer sessions or intersessions.

2.0     Probation Intervention First Semester

2.1     Students who are placed on first-time academic or progress probation shall be notified of their status, in writing (through transcript notation and/or letter) and as a condition of enrollment may include one (1) or more of the following intervention strategies for the next term of enrollment:

2.1.1    attend an individual or group counseling meeting;

2.1.2    be assigned a designated counselor;

2.1.3    completion of basic skills assessment;

2.1.4    development or review of a Student Educational Plan (SEP);

2.1.5    enrollment in a designated college success class;

2.1.6    enrollment in a unit load not to exceed twelve (12) units;

2.1.7    participation in student support services;

2.1.8    review of transcripts from other colleges;

2.1.9    have a hold placed on the student records that would prevent the student from registering.  To remove the hold a counselor is required to forward the new/updated SEP to the college that placed the hold on the student's records.

3.0     Probation Intervention Second Semester

3.1     Students who are placed on academic or progress probation for the second semester shall be notified of their status in writing (through transcript notation and/or letter) and as a condition of enrollment for the next term of enrollment may include one (1) or more of the following intervention strategies:

3.1.1    meet with a designated counselor to assess progress;

3.1.2    completion of basic skills assessment;

3.1.3    development or review of a Student Educational Plan (SEP);

3.1.4    enrollment in a designated college success class;

3.1.5    enrollment in a unit load not to exceed twelve (12) units;

3.1.6    participation in student support services;

3.1.7    application of repeat petitions and/or academic renewal.

4.0     Dismissal Intervention

4.1     Students who are dismissed will be notified of their status in writing (through transcript notation and/or letter) and must complete the following as a condition of enrollment for their next term of enrollment:

4.1.1    respond to the actions outlined in the letter of dismissed status from the appropriate college administrator.

4.1.2    Attend a group or individual counseling meeting to submit the petition for readmission and determine which of the following strategies should be implemented:

4.1.3    Students wishing to attend another college within the District may have the hold released by the new college upon approval for readmission.

4.1.4    Must fulfill the process outlined in item 4.0 prior to readmission.

4.2     Students must petition for reinstatement from dismissal no later than ten (10) working days prior to the new semester by completing a petition form and submitting it to the Vice President of Student Services or designee. 

(Cross Reference R-7252)


Adm. Regulation Adopted:         1/18/67
Adm. Regulation Revised:           3/15/72; 11/19/80; 2/10/82; 3/24/82; 1/24/96; 11/26/01; 7/8/02; 4/28/08; 4/27/09
Reviewed:
Board Policy:                             P-2231

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