Standards of Satisfactory Academic Progress

Satisfactory Academic Standing

A student who maintains at the standards of satisfactory academic progress at the conclusion of any academic term (2.00 GPA) is considered to be making satisfactory academic progress at TMCC.

Less Than Satisfactory Academic Standing

A student who fails to maintain the standards of satisfactory academic progress (2.00 GPA) at the conclusion of any academic term is considered to be failing to maintain satisfactory progress and will be placed on academic probation. TMCC has established the following probation, continued probation, and suspension procedures:

Academic Probation

After grades are reported at the end of any academic term, a student whose current term grade point average falls below a 2.00 will be placed on “Academic Probation.” A student who is on “Academic Probation” may not enroll for more than the 12 credit hours. A student who meets the Standards of SatisfactoryAcademic Progress (2.00 GPA) at the conclusion of that term will be removed from “Academic Probation.”

Continued Academic Probation

When the cumulative grade point average is not satisfactory according to the Standards of Satisfactory Academic Progress; the student must 40 maintain a minimum of 2.00 term grade point average each semester and will remain on “Continued Academic Probation” until the student meets the standard of satisfactory progress with a 2.00 overall GPA.

Academic Probation for Transfer

Students- A transfer student who is on academic probation at the institution from which they are transferring will be placed on “Academic Probation” at TMCC; or if the student transfers with a cumulative GPA below a 2.00, the student will be placed on “Academic Probation.”

Academic Probation/Suspension after Incompletes are Satisfied

When a student satisfies their incomplete(s) after the sixth week in residence and the student’s grade point average is not in compliance with the standards ofSatisfactory Academic Progress, they will be placed on “Academic Probation/Suspension.” All of the TMCC conditions for academic probation/suspension will apply.

Academic Suspension

Any student on “Academic Probation” or “Continued Academic Probation” who fails to maintain satisfactory academic progress according to the semester grade point average requirements will be suspended. The suspension will be for one semester not including the summer semester. A student suspended from the college is denied the privileges of the institution. A suspended student, upon re-admittance by the Registrar, will be placed on Academic Probation status and may be limited to taking a maximum of 12 credits depending upon approval of readmission. A student who is receiving Financial Aid should refer to the Financial Aid section of the catalog for eligibility criteria. A student who has been academically suspended more than once must petition the Admissions and Financial Aid Committee when seeking readmission to TMCC.

Academic Suspension after Incompletes are Satisfied

When a student who is on “Academic Probation” receives an incomplete(s), the student will be identified by the Registrar before the beginning of the new term. The student will be sent a letter of notification containing conditions for continued enrollment. If the student’s grade-point average is not in compliance with the semester grade point average requirements when the student’s incomplete grade is satisfied, the student’s registration will be canceled and be suspended